Performance Assessment Strategies
This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of performance assessment. It examines classroom-based assessment tasks, including visual representations, tasks using writing, oral presentations, and challenging projects and performances. Various methods of assessment are reviewed, analyzing how they inform the teaching/learning experience. Numerous examples of student projects are analyzed, along with a series of effective assessment tools. Candidates have the opportunity to make connections to their own practice, reflecting on how and where performance assessment could enhance their own teaching. This course is aligned with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
NOTE: Required book must be acquired separately.
This course is applicable towards the Curriculum Design and Assessment Certificate.