Available for 1.0 elective credit in the CACE program.
Only offered online.
This course focuses on the place of assessment and evaluation in the context of curriculum design/development/delivery and adult learning. Students will learn how to analyze and evaluate assessment and evaluation tools and strategies that allow them to meet the needs of various learners and stakeholders. Students will demonstrate their learning by designing an evaluation strategy appropriate for the curriculum used in their own workplace-learning context.
Distinguish between assessment and evaluation processes in adult education.
Apply assessment and evaluation techniques appropriate to the context in which they deliver their courses or programs.
Use different methods to assess and evaluate individual learning throughout the course.
Identify and describe a variety of written, performance and alternative assessment formats that link assessment to course goals.
Specify and design criteria necessary to assess learning objectively.
Describe the role technology plays in assessment and evaluation (i.e. tools for design and tracking).
Identify ethical challenges/potential barriers in the design of and use of assessment and evaluation.
Apply data/results to teaching and learning for decision-making, planning and reporting purposes.
Design and develop an assessment and evaluation strategy for a course or other learning opportunity.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
Full refund is provided up to the course registration deadline. Students in online courses who withdraw up to six calendar days after course start may receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee, and no refund seven or more calendar days after the course start date. For workshops and summer core courses, students who withdraw after the registration deadline will receive no refund.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course may require the use of education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies and the instructor to use other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).