Course Title : Knowledge Control and Evaluation
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
(hours/week)
Seminar
(hours/week)
Lab
(hours/week)
Credits ECTS
ELL 418-1 B 2 4 0 0 4.00 6
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description The main focus of the course will be the knowledge evaluation and control, whereas the types and the importance of knowledge in education will be discussed extensively. Students will learn how to prepare valid and reliable traditional and non-traditional assessments for students.
Objectives Through this course students will understand the importance of knowledge assessment and control in education.; they will learn the criteria for the development of qualitative and reliable tests.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1The link between assessment and learning, _ Roles and purposes of assessment
2The grading game: norm- and criterion-referenced Assessment _ Valid assessment
3Assessing in flexible modes _ Assessing with new technology
4Assessing in diverse contexts _ Assessing larger cohorts
5Academic fraud and plagiarism _ Maintaining standards in a consumer market
6Accountability and the quality agenda: evaluative purposes of assessment _ Communicating _ Accessing and managing information
7Revising & Individual projects’’ delivery
8Mid-term exam
9Demonstrating knowledge and understanding _ Demonstrating procedures and techniques
10Designing, creating, performing _ Thinking critically and making judgements
11Problem solving _ Managing and developing oneself
12Designing assessment tasks _ Developing marking schemes
13Communicating assessment tasks _ Marking and grading
14Evaluating assessment practices _ Dealing with plagiarism
15Revising & Individual projects’’ delivery
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will be able to use a wide range of evaluation measures and implement them appropriately
2Students will prepare appropriate formal and informal tests
3Students will reflect on the importance and evaluation policies in today’s education
4Students will assess to promote particular kinds of learning outcomes
5Students will use meaningful assessment techniques to assess large groups;
6Students will be able to identify the implications of flexible learning on timing and pacing of assessment;
7Students will weigh the pros and cons of online assessment;
8Students will be able to tackle Web plagiarism and the authentication of their future students' work;
9Students will learn to maintain assessment standards;
10Students will assess generic skills and quality assurance.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms130
Quizzes00
Projects120
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade60
Contribution of final examination to overall grade40
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
(hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 11010
Midterms 11414
Final examination 12020
Other 000
Total Work Load 150
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 6
ECTS 6

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