Ch 32: Assessments in Health Education Programs

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Review assessments in health education programs ahead of an upcoming exam with help from this professionally designed chapter. You'll find short lessons and self-assessment quizzes you can use 24 hours a day from any mobile device or computer with internet access.

Assessments in Health Education Programs - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll find lessons on health education program assessment that you can use at your convenience. Short videos cover the importance of assessments in education and how assessment data can be shared with stakeholders and students effectively. This chapter has been created to assist you in achieving these goals:

  • Improve health education using assessment
  • Outline the importance of assessment in education
  • Define academic readiness and the role assessments play in it
  • Give the definition and examples of authentic assessments
  • Share assessment data with stakeholders and students
  • Summarize assessment results and understand basic statistics of score distribution

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6 Lessons in Chapter 32: Assessments in Health Education Programs
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The Importance of Assessment in Education

1. The Importance of Assessment in Education

Assessment is a critical piece of the learning process. This lesson gives an overview of assessment, why it benefits both teachers and students, and the three most common forms of assessment.

Using Assessments to Improve Health Education

2. Using Assessments to Improve Health Education

In this lesson, you'll learn the value of newer assessment types compared to conventional assessment used in health education. You'll also explore how they can help improve health education.

Academic Readiness: Definition & Assessment

3. Academic Readiness: Definition & Assessment

In this lesson, we will define academic readiness, discuss the factors that determine academic readiness, and discuss strategies for supporting and assessing student readiness.

Authentic Assessments: Definition & Examples

4. Authentic Assessments: Definition & Examples

Authentic assessments are those which involve applying learned information to new situations. In this lesson, we will define the characteristics of an authentic assessment and discuss examples.

Sharing Assessment Data with Students & Stakeholders

5. Sharing Assessment Data with Students & Stakeholders

In this lesson, we will discuss some of the misunderstandings stakeholders have about testing and score reports to identify ways that teachers can prepare to communicate outcomes of student assessments with students, parents, and colleagues.

Summarizing Assessment Results: Understanding Basic Statistics of Score Distribution

6. Summarizing Assessment Results: Understanding Basic Statistics of Score Distribution

Summarizing test results is a critical component of the assessment process. In order for results to be used effectively, they must be summarized in a way that allows educators to compare the achievement of one student to others. This lesson will describe the first step in summarizing results: understanding the basic statistics of score distribution.

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