Review the types of assessments used in your workplace or classroom
View of Stakeholders and response by facilitator
When selecting an assessment, it is important to consider the needs of all stakeholders. Review the types of assessments used in your workplace or classroom. Collect several types of assessments for your Assessment Matrix that is due Saturday.
Write five questions that you as a stakeholder (person taking the assessment) might ask a facilitator (person giving the assessment) pertaining to reliability and validity.
In your post include the following headings: Context, Facilitator, Stakeholder, and Stakeholder Questions.
The following materials are required studies for this week. Complete these studies at the beginning of the week and save these weekly materials for future use.
Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know (Popham, 2017)
Chapter 3: Reliability of Assessment
Chapter 4: Validity
Chapter 5: Fairness
The Perfect Assessment System (Stiggins, 2017)
Chapter 1: Confronting Our Assessment Crisis: It’s Time to Start Over
Chapter 3: Overview of the Perfect Assessment Cure and System
Chapter 4: Assessments That Serve All Users and Uses
Chapter 5: Start With Clear and Appropriate Learning Targets
Chapter 7: Effective Communication of Assessment Results
Chapter 9: The Costs and Benefits of Perfection
NOTE: The ASCD Study Guide for The Perfect Assessment System (ASCD, 2017) is an alternative resource for the Stiggins (2017) text. This option is offered in case the Stiggins (2017) text takes longer than expected to arrive. The full Stiggins (2017) textbook is required for this course, and students will need to reference the Roadmap, Scenarios and Contrasting Dynamics in the last half of this course.
Communicating With Parents: Strategies for Teachers (Graham-Clay, 2005) [Web page]
Improving Teaching Through Improving Evaluation: A Guide to Course Portfolios(Laverie, 2002) [Web page]
Validity and Reliability (Concordia University Portland, 2014) [PDF]
Classroom Assessment Matrix Template (Zientara, 2014) [DOC]
Gamed by the System: Adequate Yearly Progress as an Indicator of Persistently Low-Achieving School Performance (Hochbein, Mitchell, & Pollio, 2013) [Web page]
Budgeters’ Views of State Performance-Budgeting Systems: Distinctions Across Branches(Melkers & Willoughby, 2001) [Web page]
Managing for Results in State Government: Evaluating a Decade of Reform (Moynihan, 2006) [Web page]
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