EDUC051: Educational Testing

Educational Testing

Increasingly, standardized tests define the landscape of American education. We use test scores to evaluate students, teachers, schools, states, and nations. But what do these test scores really mean? In this course, students examine the fundamentals of test development, and discuss what we can and cannot infer from test scores. Topics include using tests to assess learning, to promote learning, and to identify factors that predict different learning outcomes for different students. Open to all.

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