Formal and Infromal Assessments

Discuss the role of formal and informal assessments in ESL classrooms. How might feedback be incorporated into these assessments to provide a well-rounded approach to assessment and instruction for ELL students? What should feedback look like?

Diagnostic, Formative, and Summative Assessments

Describe the difference between diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments. How can these assessments support the language needs of ELL students? How are assessment results used for placement and accommodation of gifted ELLs and ELLs with special education needs?

Policy Preferences and Outcomes

How many times have we experienced the classic "bait and switch" routine? we expect one thing and yet are presented with something else; usually for from what we were expecting. California voters passed a voter initiative requiring English-only education thus rejecting bi-lingual education. When N...

Hip Hop and Pop Culture

A. Identify an education-related research topic of interest to you. 1. Create a research problem that addresses the research topic. B. Develop a purpose statement for your research, based on the research problem and a review of relevant literature that communicates the intent or objectives o...

Research in Education

C. Develop an annotated bibliography with 10 relevant scholarly articles, 5 of which are empirical research scholarly articles (i.e., articles where data were collected, analyzed, and results were reported). Note: You might need to read a large number of abstracts (approximately 20-40) to find ...

Recommendations for Regarding Student Interventions

1. Francesco, a first grader, has just moved to the U.S. from Italy and does not yet speak English well. His teacher is concerned that he is not doing well in reading and refers him for an evaluation. The psychologist gives him an IQ test and found that he scored below the average range. Why may an...

Work Study Skills

Josie is a bright child who does not seem to be aware of her own thinking processes. She needs to be more thoughtful about how she learns best, what strategies do or do not work for her, how to problem-solve, etc. Therefore, what work-study skill does she need to develop and what do you say to motiv...

Analysis of Math Computation Skills

Given the attached, how would you identify and describe the mathematics errors contained in the document? Please share educational assessments and references.

Focusing on Informal Student Assessment

Focus Student Assessment General Information: The purpose of this assignment is to learn how to administer teacher-friendly informal assessment techniques. You must not use any formal or standardized measures for this assessment. The results from these assessments should be narrow in focus and s...

Special Education Formal and Informal Assessments

Consider what you have you learned and do some research on formal and informal assessment with the Special Education child; write a 3 - 4 page essay comparing and contrasting the major differences between both types of assessments. It will be helpful to create a Venn diagram first.

Assessment in Adult Learning

Results from assessments serve as a litmus test to evaluate whether the learning outcomes/objectives were met and the instructional strategies were effective. Linda Suskie (2009) discusses two major types of assessment methods—formative and summative. Formative assessments provide feedback through...

Evaluation Practices of Fair Use Laws and Copyright Laws

How can I respond to this Scenario by addressing the copyright compliance and fair use for online education and their challenges for the delivery on online instruction in a two-paragraph analysis that addresses the situation. Scenario: Fair use and copyright law are important issues for online...

Evaluation and Professional Development for Online Instruction

1. Explain how online instructors might use evaluation to measure the effectiveness of their instruction. 2. Describe two actions that you can take (as a future online instructor) to engage in professional development. 3. Explain how the two actions that you described might contribute to a positiv...

Quality in higher education

With consideration to the USA and UK role of setting quality standards in higher education, what role should faculty play in the definition of quality and standards in higher education and whom should control the management of quality in higher education?

Educational Assessment: English Curriculum

Design an assessment and evaluation plan for high school in English Curriculum. Using Kirkpatrick's level of evaluation the evaluation plan should include tools used for assessment in level and content area. The tools and the plan should be guided by a curriculum evaluation model. Ex...

Transfer of Learning in Real Life

This question is regarding the transfer of learning (for my program proposal of and online education program for staff/employees in assisted living). Identify what knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs will be transferred from the learning environment to real life (all separate categories... ...

Portfolio Assessments in Education

Discuss the purpose of portfolio assessment and how they can be used in training and education. Discuss how portfolio assessments might be used in corporate training, higher education, and K-12.

Evaluating Educational Program

I need assistance with an assignment please. I am creating an educational program (i.e. online education/training for adults/caregivers in the assisted living field) and I need assistance with the "evaluation" of my program including the methods and strategies (which I have listed below in more det...

Curriculum Evaluation Case Study

Describe the case study's educational setting and social situation. Identify the curriculum evaluation model(s) used in the case study. Please answer the following: Who selected the assessment tools? What assessment tools were used? Who used the assessment tools? Where were the assessme...

Evaluation Without Using a Grade

Would you have any ideas, in general, on how a teacher/preceptor might offer "evaluation" (with assessment/feedback) without using a grade? Think "outside the box"!

Course Instruction - University Evaluation

Scenario: You are an educational consultant working for an educational consulting group. You are assigned to work for a university as it prepares for its biannual accreditation evaluation meetings. One of the concerns of the university is how to demonstrate to the evaluators that university course...

Program planning models

I need help in comparing and contrasting two program planning models (in relation to adult education). These models include Andragogy, Transformation, Pedagogy

Gazetteer and VGI

1. What is VGI? What are the primary benefits of VGI? What are some drawbacks of using VGI? In your opinion, in what applications does VGI show the most usefulness and relevancy? 2. Provide a definition for a gazetteer and an example of any digital gazetteer resource. Discuss how a gazetteer migh...

Parent Report Card

After reading the article I had to write a five page paper, I just need help with these questions. Questions 1. Assess what you learned through this process. What surprise you about the result? 2. What adaption will you make in your research and evaluation process as a result of what you found? ...

The Conscription Act

Please briefly summarize Florida's conscription policy during the American Civil War.

World Biomes Information

1. Define the word "biome". 2. What information do you need to know to understand a particular biome? 3. For each of the following biomes, describe the climate, identify an area of the world where the biome is found, list the types of animals and plants that are found in each, and any adapt...

Education and Evaluation Assessment

Reflect on what you have learned during this semester. Share some thoughts on what you learned and/or found interesting in this course. How have your opinions changed? And anything else you would like to share.

360 Degree Performance Appraisals

1) What are the pros ("for") of 360 degree performance appraisals and feedback? 2) What are the cons ("against") of 360 degree performance appraisals and feedback? 3) Do you think you would like your performance to be appraised in this manner? Why or Why not? (I am looking for opinion here fo...