Purpose and methods of formal and informal classroom assessment for guiding and communicating instructional decisions. Techniques for designing, using, and evaluating curriculum-aligned assessments through traditional (e.g., paper-and-pencil, standardized and standards-based assessments) and alternative methods (e.g., performance-based, authentic assessments). Emphasis placed on practical applications and data-based decision making. Designed to be taken by majors outside the College of Education seeking K-12 or secondary initial educator licensure.
Prerequisites & Notes PRQ: Minimum 2.50 GPA. Students taking this course are not eligible to take ETR 430.