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Course Details

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC402 Course ID: 3595 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course requires students to study theory, concepts, and practices of measurement and evaluation in instructional settings with a focus on adult learning contexts. Course topics include reliability, test and evaluation development, validation, accommodations for adult learners with disabilities, ethical evaluation and measurement practices, and assessment (e.g. rubric creation).

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
10/26/20 - 04/02/21 04/05/21 - 05/30/21 Spring 2021 Session B 8 Week session
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course, the student will have demonstrated an ability to:

  1. Understand key terms in measurement theory and practice.
  2. Analyze peer-reviewed journal articles related to measurement and evaluation.
  3. Understand item analysis.
  4. Understand reliability and validity.
  5. Evaluate various assessment methods.
  6. Apply appropriate assessment accommodations for adult learners with disabilities.
  7. Analyze ethical practices of evaluation and measurement.
  8. Create rubrics for adult learning environments.

Required readings/materials are provided through a link in the weekly Lessons.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.