EDS 479 MethdsIII Learning & Assessmnt

Prerequisite: EDS 338 or EDS 339

This course will introduce students to applications of important learning and assessment theory in shaping practice. They will explore the theoretical underpinnings of behaviorist and constructivist traditions in designing assessment of student development; targeting objectives to appropriate levels of a taxonomy; designing, managing, and assessing classroom environments conducive to student learning; developing appropriate strategies for implementing instruction; and exploring assessment theory and applications of both formative and summative assessments. Students will critically evaluate the role and impact of high stakes assessments on learning and teaching and begin to explore methods of assessment of their own practice as well as the use of research methodology to evaluate innovations in practice and curriculum.


1 Course Credit