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, types and purposes of assessment
2Approaches to Language Testing: A Brief History
3Principles of Language Assessment
4Designing Classroom Language Tests
5Standardized Testing
6Standards-Based Assessment
7Revision
8Mid-term exam
9Assessing Skills: Assessing Speaking: Micro & macro skills
10Assessing Skills: Assessing Reading: Micro & macro skills
11Assessing Skills: Assessing Listening: Micro & macro skills
12Assessing Skills: Assessing Writing: Micro & macro skills
13Beyond Tests: Alternatives in Assessment
14Grading and Student Evaluation
15Revision
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
Projects130
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade70
Contribution of final examination to overall grade30
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 11010
Final examination 11515
Other 000
Total Work Load 141
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.64
ECTS 6

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