EDUC6060-A Curr Design/Assessment (Summer 2013)
About The Instructor
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 1 (05/07/2013 - 06/26/2013)
Seats Available: 6 Seats
Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location
The following additional fees apply to this section:
Fully Online Fee
This course focuses on the development of effective, practical techniques for establishing curricula for use in a standards-based education environment. The course examines the theoretical dimensions of curriculum development. Topics such as taxonomies, objectives, and lesson planning are addressed to show their connection to curriculum development and outcomes-based educational planning efforts. Assessment related topics such as reliability and validity of assessments, constructing classroom tests, constructing performance tasks and scoring rubrics, formative assessment in the classroom, and the uses and interpretation of test results will be addressed. Major requirements of the course include departmental field experiences and the development of a curriculum proposal that focuses on a topic related to the student's day-today classroom teaching.