Course Title : Knowledge Control and Evaluation
Code Course
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
1The link between assessment and learning, _ Roles, types and purposes of assessment
2The grading game: norm- and criterion-referenced assessment; 5 principles of assessment
3Assessing: in flexible modes ; with new technology; in diverse contexts; larger cohorts
4Academic fraud and plagiarism; Accessing and managing information
5Assessing 6 Learning Outcomes: Demonstrating knowledge and understanding; Demonstrating procedures and techniques; Designing, creating, performing; Thinking critically and making judgements; Problem solving; Managing and developing oneself
6Assessing Communication & Communicating assessment tasks _ Marking and grading
8Mid-term exam
9Designing classroom language tests _Types of tests; Criteria & stages
10Assessing Skills: Assessing Listening: Micro & macro skills
11Assessing Skills: Assessing Reading: Micro & macro skills
12Assessing Skills: Assessing Speaking: Micro & macro skills
13Assessing Skills: Assessing Writing: Micro & macro skills
14Designing skill-focused (4) assessment tasks _ Developing marking schemes
15Designing language-focused assessment tasks _ Developing marking schemes
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
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
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade80
Contribution of final examination to overall grade20
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 21020
Midterms 11010
Final examination 11515
Other 000
Total Work Load 151
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 6.04

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