The College of Education (COE) faculty values assessment as an essential part of teaching and learning. An integrated approach is employed to ensure that the assessment system collects information about a candidate's potential and proficiencies related to the conceptual framework, state standards, and professional standards, through curriculum alignment. The capacity and effectiveness of the assessment system is evaluated on a regular basis.
An assessment is an activity or task that is evaluated by a program or unit to measure learning outcomes or standards determining a level of mastery by candidates. Data are collected, analyzed, and evaluated to facilitate continuous improvement.
Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning