Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

Assessment and Evaluation J/I
0.25 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 1.5

This course will examine current policies and "best practices" related to assessment and evaluation as informed by recent research and relevant Ministry curriculum, policy and support documents. Teacher education candidates (TECs) will build understanding of the differences between assessment and evaluation, and between marking, grading and reporting. TECs will build foundational pedagogical knowledge for evaluating and reporting student progress and achievement using the Elementary and Secondary Provincial Report Cards and the Elementary Progress Report. The course will also examine the role of large-scale assessments and develop knowledge and skills for analyzing and interpreting results from them. Course content will focus on evaluation and reporting policies and practices appropriate for grades 4 to 10.

Additional Course Information
Open only to students enrolled in BEd.