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CIT 0503: Assessment of Learning

Course Description

This guide contains library resources and other resources to support CIT 503. 

Course Description:

This course offers a variety of practical skills for improving assessment techniques and instruments. Among assessment topics to be covered are design and development of assessment plans, teacher-made tests, standardized and commercial tests,and performance assessments. Program evaluation, the role of high-stakes testing and its relationship of learning,and assessment and decision-making will also be examined.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, the you will be able to:

  • Define key terminology and explain standardized instruments in student assessment
  • Apply the use of critical thinking strategies in student assessment design
  • Demonstrate understanding of the relationship of assessment and instruction
  • Identify and analyze the process of effective development of tests and performance assessments