Principles of Assessment for Education

This course provides an introduction to major principles that underpin formal and informal assessment in education. Students learn to consider assessment information in the context of assessment of, for, and as learning. A critical exploration of issues which impact on the assessment process such as bias, morality, ethics and analysis of processes that aid in making systemic changes in assessment practices are examined.

Instructor: Heather Hemming
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace

In this course, you'll explore a wide range of ways to examine assessment, as well as assessment in relation to your own work.

Topics include:

  • Major principles of formal and informal assessment
  • Assessment issues such as bias, morality, and ethics
  • Processes for making systemic changes in assessment

The course will place emphasis on constructing a personal framework for assessment specific to your work.