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  • Format: Live, Virtual 6 Week Course
  • Our LMS: Weave Academy
  • Meeting Dates: Thursdays, September 15 - October 20
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Eastern)
  • Cost: $695 (Weave Member Price: $495 - Contact Us for a Coupon Code)

Course Description: This course provides an overview of assessment principles and practices in contemporary higher education, and promotes a general understanding of academic assessment, specifically the assessment of student learning outcomes.  An emphasis is placed on using assessment as a tool that clearly leads to improvement of student learning.  Topics include the history and context of assessment in higher education, issues related to accountability and continuous improvement, effective tools for authentic assessment, and emerging trends in assessment and accountability. 

Participant Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain various paradigms of assessment
  • Define and use terminology essential to assessment work
  • Create an assessment plan that follows best practices, including writing clear outcomes, selecting aligned measures, and setting realistic targets
  • Analyze and report assessment data
  • Create a positive culture of assessment

**Be sure to purchase Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide by Linda Suskie prior to the course start date.**

Who Should Attend?
New Assessment Directors or Coordinators, Faculty Assessment Leads

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Weave Academy Certified Assessment Practitioner

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Course Instructors: 

Sheri 2021-1
Sheri Popp, Ed.D.
Director, Professional Development
Weave Academy



Tisha Paredes Circle

Tisha Paredes, Ph.D.
Knowledge Center Expert
Weave Education