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EDP 4203. Assessment and Evaluation. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Completion of all requirements for admission to the Teacher Certification Program, including but not limited to satisfaction of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirement, and completion of EDU 2103 and EDP 3203 or EDP 3303. This course will discuss the principles and techniques necessary to develop sound assessment strategies. The primary focus of the course will be on the creation of test items, administration of classroom evaluation procedures, and the roles of testing, measurement, and evaluation in daily classroom practice. The use and interpretation of standardized tests, alternative assessments, and norm- and criterion-referenced assessments will also be discussed as well as theoretical and ethical issues related to testing and evaluation. Restricted course; advisor code required for registration. Generally offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. Course Fees: LRH1 $10; STSH $15.