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M.Ed. Education Assessment(EA): EDUEA2 - Design of Assessment Systems

Course Description

An assessment system must provide decision-makers at all levels with sound information on which they can base their decisions in support of learning for all students. This course will provide students with the expertise to design assessment systems that are aligned with the curricular or program goals. It develops the expertise to design summative assessments (assessment of learning) and formative assessments (assessment for learning) and explore ways of linking assessment to learning (assessment as learning). Students will learn methods for combining results from different assessment components, moderation of assessment results, setting grade boundaries, and reporting assessments; evaluation of assessment and quality assurance in assessment.