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2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 544 - Assessment Evaluation in Education

(3 credits)
In this course, students will develop an understanding of the assessment process. Various approaches to assessment will be explored, including: norm-referenced standardized tests; curriculum-based assessment and measurement, criterion referenced assessments, performance-based, authentic, and portfolio assessment; observations, interviews, and conferences. Students will be given instruction on how to identify, administer, interpret and plan instruction based on each of the following assessment components in a standards-aligned system: Authentic, Screening, Diagnostic, Formative, Benchmark, and Summative. Special attention will be given to the use of formative assessment in progress monitoring, through explicit instruction, clinical assignments and special projects. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 511 and EDUC 520 . Students will complete field experience in an area school or educational setting. Required clearances will be required.