SCI 632: Educational Evaluation

3 credit hours

This course is designed to provide basic instruction terminology and methods of educational evaluation. Students will study techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of instructional/educational programs, including developing written and performance tests and survey instruments, and determining reliability and validity of evaluation instruments. Students will be able to define vocabulary terms, explain the evaluations process and procedures used in various evaluation models, identify evaluation purposes, determine which evaluation design is most appropriate, use the library and Internet, construct data gathering instruments, collect and interpret data, read evaluation reports and interpret their results and write comprehensive evaluation reports based upon an original study. This course will not lead to a public school teaching certificate.