May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
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CT 252 - Portfolios and Authentic Assessment


Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This course is designed primarily for teachers K-12 teaching subjects across the curriculum, school administrators, and pre-service teachers to address the implications of authentic assessment strategies on curriculum and evaluation. Unlike standardized tests, forms of authentic assessment, including portfolios, performance-based criteria, and holistic scoring rubrics, provide opportunities to examine student work and progress without taking time away from classroom instruction. Authentic assessment strategies can validate and encourage respect for all student voices in the classroom and provide a rich source of evidence of growth and understanding not available through traditional assessment methods.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Pass/Fail grade only.





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