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Park University School for Education Conceptual Framework
ED 608 Assessment
S2P 2013 EDF
Champagne, Debora Jane
Asst. Professor/Coordinator Teacher Leadership Master's Program
Ph.D. Interdisciplinary--Education & Leadership Policy Studies, UMKC 2005Ed.S. Social Science Education, CMSU 1985M.A. Sociology CMSU 1979
Park University, Parkville Campus, Copley Hall 09
Virtual: M & W 6am-8am; before and after class; other by appt.
S2P2013 March 18 thru May 12, 2013
Wednesday (1st meeting March 20)
5:30pm at Cler-Mont Elementary school
Required Text:Educational testing and measurement: Classroom application and practice. 10th Edition. New York, NY: John Wiley and & Sons, Inc. (editions 8 or 9 will be acceptable)
Authors: Tom Kubiszyn & Gary Borich
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Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Missouri DESE website for MAP and other testing information used in Missouri public schools k-12
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The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of frequent interactive content to include lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as “disputatious learning” to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
This course is designed to address issues relating to formal and informal assessment, teacher-made tests, authentic assessment as well as standardized tests. The core assessment for this course will determine the student’s proficiency in developing appropriate assessment instruments for classroom use, and in interpreting information from standardized tests to other professionals and parents. Reflections of each of these activities and a Power Point presentation describing at least one assessment technique and how it can be used to benefit students should be written clearly and concisely with logical progression of ideas and supporting information and no errors in writing mechanics.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Contribution to the discussion threads. 10 points per thread (80 points total):
10, excellent thorough contribution(s)
0, no post
Submission of the HOMEWORK application questions. 20-40 points per week. 195 points total. "The Best Test I've Ever Written" and rationale. (175 points) This test will be graded based on its format and on the rationale you include to explain why each part of the test was written as it was.
GROUPWORK: 35 points. This will be graded on submission of the test to a partner and the feedback you give to your partner on his/her test.
Quiz. 10 points. Points per question are listed on the quiz.
Final exam (200 points total) Points per question are listed on the exam.
Course Grading Scale
A = 90- 100% B = 80-89% C = 70-79% D = 60-69% F = < 60%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late work will be accepted for reduced points during the week after it was to be posted (for example, work due during Week 2 will be accepted only up until the end of Week 3). However, after 11:59 p.m. on Sunday night, no further work for the week will be accepted.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students will be expected to use graduate-level grammar and spelling and professional language. Use of non-professional language will not be tolerated. Personal insults toward peers or the instructor will be deleted by the instructor immediately when found, and the instructor will notify the student by e-mail that non-professional language will not be tolerated.
Academic Honesty:As a learning community, the University upholds the highest standards of academic integrity in all its academic activities, by faculty, staff, administrators and students. Academic integrity involves much more than respecting intellectual property rights. It lies at the heart of learning, creativity, and the core values of the University. Those who learn, teach, write, publish, present, or exhibit creative works are advised to familiarize themselves with the requirements of academic integrity and make every effort to avoid possible offenses against it, knowingly or unknowingly. Park University 2012-2013 Graduate Catalog Page 21-22
Plagiarism is the appropriation of another person's ideas, interpretation, words (even a few), data, statements, illustration or creative work and their presentation as one's own. An offense against plagiarism constitutes a serious academic misconduct. Although offenses against academic integrity can manifest themselves in various ways, the most common forms of offenses are plagiarism and cheating. Plagiarism goes beyond the copying of an entire article. It may include, but is not limited to: copying a section of an article or a chapter from a book, reproduction of an art work, illustration, cartoon, photograph and the like and passing them off as one's own. Copying from the Internet is no less serious an offense than copying from a book or printed article, even when the material is not copyrighted.
Plagiarism also includes borrowing ideas and phrases from, or paraphrasing, someone else's work, published or unpublished, without acknowledging and documenting the source. Acknowledging and documenting the source of an idea or phrase, at the point where it is utilized, is necessary even when the idea or phrase is taken from a speech or conversation with another person.
Park University 2012-2013 Graduate Catalog Page 21
Students must participate in an academically related activity on a weekly basis in order to be marked present in an online class. Examples of academically-related activities include but are not limited to: contributing to an online discussion, completing a quiz or exam, completing an assignment, initiating contact with a faculty member to ask a course related question, or using any of the learning management system tools. Park University 2012-2013 Graduate Catalog Page 26
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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