This course assists students in using research-based practices to design, implement and interpret various student assessments of learning and to understand the current assessment mandates in public schools. Students are guided in the processes involved in the interpretation of standardized test data, the use of this data for instructional decision-making purposes, and how such data can inform action research initiatives. Students will also develop expertise on commercial assessment and evaluation devices that are used to monitor student learning in the public school environment. Prerequisite: EDUC 510.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / The Teacher as Researcher: Assessment & Data-Driven Decision-Making