ED6116Assessment and Learning3 ch
This course affords the opportunity to explore various facets of assessment in education. The major emphasis will be on classroom-based assessment including such topics as performance, portfolio, and narrative assessment; test construction and use (reliability, validity, and bias); assessing English language learners and special needs students; and grading students. There will also be an examination of large-scale assessment including accountability and readiness testing, provincial, national and international student assessment programs, and the interpretation of standardized testing results.