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Holy Cross of Davao College

Sta Ana Avenue, Davao City


Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
COURSE OUTLINE
I.

Course No. : Educ 25

Credit:

3units

II.

Course Title : Assessment of Student Learning

Pre-requisite: none

III.

Course Description:
This course introduces would-be-teachers to the to the complex nature of assessment
of learning outcomes. In particular, this subject will enable the students to measure significant
learner achievement, growth and development, and reflect what learners can do and cannot
do. This should enable them to develop productive assessment and accountability systems.
They should learn how to collect data and evaluate data through varied assessment strategies.
This includes how tests are developed and test items are improved, how educational are
described and test results are interpreted, and more importantly how grades are made and
how grades are reported.

IV.

Course Objectives: At the end of the course, the student can:


Cognitive (Knowledge)
1. Show understanding of the basic concepts and principles of quality
assessment.
2. Use appropriate assessment tools to assess varied learning
competencies.
3. Formulate sound instructional decisions based on assessment results.
Affective (Attitude)
1. Value the importance of using appropriate assessment tools to assess
students learning.
Psychomotor (Skills)
1. Show greater skill in utilizing and interpreting test results.

V. Course Outline
Contents
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.

Nature and Purpose of Assessment


Principles of High Quality Assessment
Factors Influencing Test construction and Test Performance
Establishing Learning Targets
Preparation of Classroom Assessment
Development of Classroom Assessment
Item Analysis
Grading and Reporting Practices

No. of Hours
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6

I. Department of Education (Dep Ed) Guidelines for Assessment


Total

6
54 hours

VI. References
A. Books
Ref 1.
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Ref 6.
Ref 7.

Reganit, A.,et al. (2010). Assessment of Student Learning 1. C & E Publishing,


Inc., Quezon City
Raagas, E. (2006).Assessment & Evaluation of student Learning: Concepts &
Applications. Iwag Printing and Publishing, Cagayan De Oro City, Phil.
Calmorin, P. (2011). Assessment of Student Learning 1. Rex Book Store,
Sampaloc, Manila
Halydyna, T. (2002). Standardized Achievement Testing. Allyn and Bacon,
Pearson Education Company, Boston
Rust, C (2002). Purposes and Principles of Assessment. The Oxford Centre for
Staff and Learning Development.www.brookes
.ac.uk/services/ocsld/resources/.../p_p_assessment.pdf. Date of Access:
September 02, 2014
Dep Ed Order No.33, s.2004. Implementing Guidelines on the PerformanceBased Grading System for SY 2004-2005
Dep Ed Order No. 73, s. 2012. Guidelines on the Assessment and Rating
Learning Outcomes Under the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum
B. Web Resources

Ref 8. Blooms Taxonomy Action Verbs,


www.clemson.edu/.../Blooms%20Taxonomy%20Action%20Verbs.pdf. Date
of Access: September 02,2014
Ref 9. Writing Objectives Using Blooms Taxonomy. http://teaching.uncc.edu/learningresources/articles-books/best-practice/goals-objectives/writing-objectives.
Date of Access: September 02,2014
Ref 10. Brown, S. (2004) Assessment for Learning. Learning and Teaching in Higher
Education, Issue 1.
www.glos.ac.uk/offload/tli/lets/lathe/issue1/articles/brown.pdf Date of
Access: September 02,2014