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Approx. 17 hours to complete

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Instructional Designers
  • Teachers
  • HR Specialists
  • Professors
  • Researchers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Course Orientation + Intelligence Tests

4 videos (Total 21 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Context of Assessment, Evaluation and Research2m
Measuring What? The First Intelligence Tests8m
Testing for Inequalities6m
7 readings
Syllabus10m
Task Overview: How to Pass This Course10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Take This Course as a Stepping Stone for a University of Illinois Certificate, Masters, or Doctorate - Fully Online!10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
Additional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz12m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Kinds of Assessments

5 videos (Total 37 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Supply Response Assessments7m
Interpreting Test Results5m
Changing the Objectives of Assessment in Standards-Based Education8m
Alternative Concepts and Practices of Assessment5m
2 readings
Additional Resources10m
Additional Resources10m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

New Assessments in the Digital Age

6 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Big Data Assessments5m
Designing Assessments for the Future7m
Prospects for Learning Analytics: A Case Study12m
Visualizing Progress10m
The Test Is Dead. Long Live Assessment!52s
1 reading
Additional Resources10m
Week
4
6 hours to complete

Educational Data Mining + Evaluation

10 videos (Total 111 min), 2 quizzes
10 videos
Predictive Modeling14m
Knowledge Inference16m
Issues of Ethics and Equity13m
What Is Evaluation?6m
Approaches to Evaluation7m
Program Evaluation9m
Values in Evaluation10m
The Practice of Evaluation: Challenges and Tensions9m
Evaluating the Evaluators: Establishing Standards of Practice11m

Instructors

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Dr William Cope

Professor
Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, College of Education
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Dr Mary Kalantzis

Professor
College of Education

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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