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EDUC 422 Educational Assessment

Cross-listed with PSYC 422. The focus of this course is for teacher candidates to understand and implement a range of assessment tools for desired learning results and collect multiple sources of evidence of student learning. Beginning with the identification of learning goals and purposes for assessment, candidates will: (1) identify diverse student needs, (2) learn to use formative and summative assessment and feedback, (3) critique existing assessment tools, (4) select, design and adapt a range of multiple evaluation tools, (5) use technology to support assessment practices, (6) communicate standards-based results, and (7) use assessment results to improve the teaching and learning process through data-based decision-making. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education, Junior standing, and "C" or better in EDUC 290.