Educational Assessment: Practices, Principles, and Policies

This course is designed to help educators, administrators, and researchers understand and improve assessment of student learning. It covers Assessment Practices, Assessment Principles, and Assessment Policies. Find out more...

Daniel Hickey, Ph.D.

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Class Schedule

  • Part One - Assessment Practices

  • Unit 1 - Curricular Aim and Standard Selection (chapter 2)

  • Unit 2 - Selected-Response Formats (ch. 6)

  • Unit 3 - Constructed-Response Formats (ch. 7)

  • Unit 4 - Performance and Portfolio Assessment (ch. 8, 9)

  • Assessment Practices Exam (open October 9 through 19)

  • Part Two - Assessment Principles

  • Unit 5 - Reliability and Bias (ch. 3, 5)

  • Unit 6 - Validity (ch. 4)

  • Unit 7 - Formative Assessment (ch. 12)

  • Assessment Principles Exam (open October 30 through November 6)

  • Part Three - Assessment Policies

  • Unit 8 - Standardized Testing (ch. 13)

  • Unit 9 - Test Preparation (ch. 14)

  • Unit 10 - Evaluation of Instruction and Teaching (ch. 15)

  • Unit 11 - Assessment-Based Grading (ch. 16)

  • Assessment Policies Exam (open November 25 through December 4)

  • Comprehensive Exam (open December 2 through 11)

  • Exit Survey (required for final badge or Certificate)

  • Unit 12 - Optional Term Paper