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Ch 1: Introduction to Educational Assessments

About This Chapter

The Introduction to Educational Assessments chapter of this Assessment of Learning for Teachers course is the simplest way to master introductory assessment topics. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of educational assessments.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering educational assessment material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about introductory assessment topics. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Teachers who would like to learn more about how assessments affect learning
  • Teachers who need educational assessments for students with special accommodations
  • Teachers who prefer multiple ways of learning about education (visual or auditory)
  • Teachers who need an efficient way to learn about assessments
  • Teachers who want supplementary education resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our chapter that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Introduction to Educational Assessments chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Introduction to Educational Assessments chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any educational assessments question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps teachers understand the concepts of educational assessments. Topics covered include:

  • Relationships between instruction and assessments
  • Assessments' role in education
  • Changes to assessments over the years
  • Characteristics of effective assessments
  • Differences between asynchronous and synchronous assessments

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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