Graduate Catalog 2016-17 
    Apr 03, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 5465 - Assessment in Science Education

3 cr
This course will focus on building an understanding of assessment and its relationship to improved student learning. Participants will learn about several key forms of formative assessment including selected response, constructed response, performance assessment, and on-going assessment, and will become familiar with the new Vermont Science Assessment (PASS). Topics of validity and reliability, choosing appropriate assessments for a variety of purposes, creating valid classroom and district assessments, and using assessment data to inform instruction will be examined. This course is open only to VSI students.