Understanding Quality Assessment

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Assessment is complex and essential to meeting student learning needs. This self-paced course supports anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of the terms, definitions, and concepts behind assessment.  The course addresses the following topics in 5 lessons: 

  • What is assessment and how is it different from grading?
  • Why is alignment critical?
  • How does a diverse assessment repertoire inform teacher practice and student learning? 
  • When does assessment produce learning?
  • What is the value of authentic assessment? 

This self-paced, 1 credit (15 CTLE hours) course includes readings/viewings and short reflective assignments.