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EDTC/526 Assessment and Evaluation in E-Education

University of Phoenix Course Description

This course focuses on developing the skills necessary to become effective assessors of adult learners. Students learn the fundamentals of traditional testing and explore how to design alternative assessments in an electronic environment. Interpretation of assessment data, strategies for tracking student progress, and communication of results based on clear criteria and standards will be presented. Critical assessment issues facing distance education programs will be analyzed and debated.

Reflection

Evaluation is a sensitive topic for most adults.  How to best evaluate a lesson, curriculum or program whether it is in following with the work of Kirkpatrick or to keep within the No Child Left Behind standards is a tough question to answer.  This course explored the value all all types of evaluation and where they are most appropriate.  

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