Msc Educational Assessment residential week
OUCEA welcomed back the students on the new Msc Educational Assessment course last week for the first core module; Assessment Issues and Practice – History, Policy, Standards, Validity, Reliability.
This first module introduced students to the fundamentals of educational assessment, to the history of psychological and educational testing and to assessment paradigms and their relationships with learning theories.
The first optional module, Teacher Assessment followed this week. This optional module introduces students to key concepts in teacher assessment, such as summative and formative assessment, also known as assessment of and for learning. It focuses upon teachers’ beliefs about assessment and learning and its implications for classroom practice, teacher pedagogy and students’ learning.