This online course provides world language instructors with an understanding of the fundamentals of assessment. The next offering begins on Friday, February 22, 2019.
The course lasts five weeks and includes five units that require 2 hours each. Unit 1 focuses on an introduction to assessment, including an explanation of different types of assessments and the specific uses for each. Units 2 through 5 discuss in detail the four principles of effective assessment--validity, reliability, practicality, and impact--and provide specific examples of how each applies to real classroom assessment situations.
Registration for the Spring 2019 course is closed. Please check back for updates on future courses.