EDU 517 Assessments – Using Data that Supports Student Learning
This course will focus on assessment practices used in educational settings. Participants will develop an understanding of formative and summative assessments and explore a variety of assessment options.
Assessments are essential in measuring student progress and attainment of outcomes. When developed and implemented effectively, assessments should evaluate student learning and enhance instruction. Participants will spend time learning about valid and reliable assessments and how to support student learning by using assessments. Making sense of classroom, school, and district data will also be a focus of the class. Educators have access to an enormous amount of data, this course will help participants decide what data should be utilized and how to best use the data to support student learning.