NURS-650: Assessing Learning for Student Achievement in Nursing Education
The goal of this course is to help develop the understandings and skills needed to validate and reliably assess student learning. Understandings and skills include: developing and using classroom assessments, basic psychometric statistics, grading, communicating assessment information, testing ethics, locating and evaluating measures, and assessments used for educational policy decisions. The emphasis in the course, however, is implementation, data collection, analysis, and reporting of results on classroom assessment project. This course presents a rationale for learning centers assessment and an overview of the tools, techniques, and issues that educators should consider as a design and use assessments focused on learner needs.