Description: This course is designed to prepare practicing teachers to be informed participants in the discussion and development of defensible assessment practices and programs. Given the continued emphasis on accountability and high-stakes testing, it is crucial that professional educators understand the assessment process and potential consequences to students with special emphasis on developing defensible alternative assessments, evaluation of programs, alignment of curriculum and assessment, and individualized assessments (e.g., AIMS). Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Sections offered: Spring 2020