EDUC6060-A Curr Design/Assessment (Spring 2023)
This section was canceled as of 12/21/2022
For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor(s) section for a link to a Faculty Website.

Course Details

Session, Dates: 3 (01/09/2023 - 03/03/2023)
Days: W
Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Seats Available: Canceled as of 12/21/2022
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course focuses on the development of effective, practical techniques for establishing curricula for use in a standards-based education environment. The course examines the theoretical dimensions of curriculum development. Topics such as taxonomies, objectives, and lesson planning are addressed to show their connection to curriculum development and outcomes-based educational planning efforts. Assessment related topics such as reliability and validity of assessments, constructing classroom tests, constructing performance tasks and scoring rubrics, formative assessment in the classroom, and the uses and interpretation of test results will be addressed. Major requirements of the course include departmental field experiences and the development of a curriculum proposal that focuses on a topic related to the student's day-today classroom teaching.

Co-requisite: EDUC0606 (for Teacher Certification Only) 3 Credits

Course Materials

About the Instructor(s)

Nathan N. Taylor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education

Coordinator, University Honors Program
Honors Program
412-397-5917 phone
Wheatley Center 213