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PE 5: Assessment of Learning

Course Description: This objective of this course is to develop among students the understanding of concept of evaluation and assessment, use of quantitative and qualitative tools of evaluation,  new trends in assessment and to develop necessary skills to compute basic statistical estimates.

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Contents

Learning Objectives
(At the end of the session the student should be able to)

Teaching Guidelines

Methodology

Time

1

  • Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation

 

  • Differentiate between the terms assessment, measurement and evaluation
  • Describe the need for assessment and evaluation in the present education system
  • Elaborate the principles of assessment
To cover Concept of Assessment, Measurement, Evaluation and Examination; Need for Assessment and Evaluation; Importance and Principles of Assessment; Difference between Assessment, Measurement, Evaluation and Examination
  • Didactic
  • Power Point Presentations

 

4 Hrs

2

  • Examination as a tool for Assessment

 

  • Define the two terms continuous and comprehensive in CCE properly
  • Discuss the process of implementation of continuous and comprehensive evaluation
  • Analyse the problems in implementation of continuous and comprehensive evaluation in schools
To cover Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation: Need, Relevance, Implementation, Procedure and Problems
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Didactic
  • Brain Storming Sessions
4 Hrs

3

  • National Curriculum Framework (NCF) 2005

 

  • Discuss recommendations of national curriculum framework 2005 with respect to the assessment
To cover vision of NCF 2005 on  Assessment for Learning
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Student Interactive Session

 

2 Hrs

4

  • Teacher as a facilitator
  • Describe modern techniques of evaluation employed by teachers in schools
  • Explain role of teacher in assessment for learning
To cover role of teacher in Assessment for Learning
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions
  • Problem Solving Method

 

3 Hrs

5

  • Tools and Techniques

 

  • Enumerate characteristics of a good measuring tool of evaluation
  • Define the term reliability and validity of tools
To cover characteristics of good measuring tools and factors affecting them; Reliability and Validity of Tools
  • Didactic
  • Power Point Presentations

 

4 Hrs

6

  • Assessment Approaches

 

  • Differentiate between formative and summative assessment
  • Conduct formative and summative evaluation
  • Elaborate quantitative and qualitative assessment
To cover Formative (Assessment for Learning) and Summative (Assessment of Learning); Quantitative and Qualitative assessment
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions
  • Demonstration

4 Hrs

7

  • Tools of Evaluation
  • Name the tools of quantitative evaluation and qualitative evaluation
  • Compare the process of assessment through quantitative and qualitative tools
  • Carry out the process of sociometry
  • Discuss the advantages of projective techniques of assessment
To cover Quantitative evaluation: Written, Oral and Practical (Covering all three domains of learning- Cognitive, Affective and Psychomotor); Qualitative evaluation: Observation, Introspection, Projection and Sociometry; Self-assessment and Feedback
  • Power Point Presentation
  • Project Method
  • Visit to psychology Lab
  • Demonstration

 

8 Hrs

8

  • Planning and Preparation of an Achievement test (Including blue print)
  • Prepare blue print of an achievement test
  • Plan and prepare objective type achievement test
  • Frame objective and subjective types of questions
To cover Objective Type Test; Subjective Type Test
  • Demonstration
  • Learning by doing

3 Hrs

9

  • New Trends in Assessment
  • Describe new trends and innovations in assessment
  • Discuss merits of choice based credit system
  • Explain importance of online examination and open book examination as modern systems of assessment
To cover Semester System, Grading System, Credit system; Online Examination System, Question Bank, Open Book System;
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions

5 Hrs

10

  • Flexibility in examination
  • Elaborate on need for flexibility in examination system
  • Conduct diagnostic and remedial teaching
To cover Flexibility in Examination, Exam on Demand; Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching for Qualitative Assessment
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Demonstration
  • Project Method

4 Hrs

11

  • Use of ICT in examination
  • Make use of information and communication technology in the process of assessment

 

Using ICT for Innovation in Examination: Administration and Execution
  • Visit to ICT lab
  • Learning by doing

3 Hrs

12

  • Issues in Assessment

 

  • Identify the areas which cannot be tested quantitatively
  • Design and conduct the process of assessment according to the stages
To cover Assessment at different stages; Design and Conduct of Assessment; Curricular Areas that can’t be Tested for Marks
  • Didactic
  • Student interactive sessions

 4 Hrs

13

  • Statistical Methods and Interpretation of Scores

 

  • Discuss the need and importance of statistics in evaluation
To cover Meaning, Need and Importance of Statistics in Evaluation
  • Didactic
  • Demonstration Method

2 Hrs

14

  • Some Statistical Techniques

 

  • Present data in graphical form
  • Make histogram and pie chart from the data available in excel sheet
  • Discuss in detail the scales of measurement
To cover Graphical Presentation of Data:  Histogram, Frequency Polygon and Phi-Charts; Scales of Measurement
  • Demonstration Method
  • Computer assisted instructions

4 Hrs

15

  • Some Statistical Techniques

 

  • Compute basic statistical estimates and interpret the test scores
  • Calculate measures of central tendency mean, median and mode
  • Depict characteristics of normal probability curve with the help of diagrams
  • Apply formula of coefficient of correlation on the given data
To cover Measures of Central Tendency: Mean Median and Mode; Measures of Variability: Range, Quartile Deviation and Standard Deviation; Normal Probability Curve: Concept and Characteristics; Co-efficient of Correlation: Spearman’s Rank Difference Method Percentile and Percentile Rank
  • Demonstration Method
  • Computer assisted instructions

10 Hrs

Admission 2017