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Assessment of Literacy Development

Course Number: 
EDU-614
Minimum Credits: 
3
This course is based on the work of Rick Stiggins and is intended for teachers in Nebraska schools. The course is designed to assist teachers in developing the knowledge needed to effectively create and use a classroom assessment system. Educators will study a variety of assessment practices, including the identification of learning targets and designing systems to track and report student progress. Assessment tools covered include paper pencil assessments, performance assessments, and other authentic measures of student growth and achievement. Teachers will design balanced assessment systems for their classroom to use as reporting and teaching tools.