EDFD 519

EDFD 519: Assessment for Authentic Learning
1.0 SH


This course provides prospective teachers with knowledge and skills for evaluating and understanding student growth and learning across diverse educational settings. Teacher candidates explore theory and the practice of learning and assessment with and empahsis on classroom evaluation and assessment procedures consistent with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS). Teacher candidates analyze assessment policies and practices, their own as well as local and national, to consider assessment practice from the point of view of learners and how they experience learning opportunities. In addition, teacher candidates relate these aspects of assessment policy and practice to an evaluation of their own notions about assessment and its development. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. Cross listed with CURR 519. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: CURR 505 or EDFD 505; and CURR 518