Choosing The Right Assessments For Your Students-VCSU Course

Valley City State University
Credits: 3
Price: $340

In this course, you will learn new strategies for implementing assessments into the classroom and explore various topics to help you use assessments effectively throughout the student learning process. You will be able to construct targeted and effective diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments in addition to building clear criteria for rubrics to better assess, track, and support your students. Through activities, templates, and reference guides, you will build a strategic assessment plan for an upcoming lesson cycle and plan specific steps for implementation using our provided planning resources with this course.

*The price of $340 includes Model Teaching’s course fee of $190 + VCSU’s credit fee of $150. You will only be charged $190 at registration. Once complete, you may request your credit and pay the additional $150 credit fee to receive our credit(s) from VCSU.

Course Guiding Question:

How do you design assessments that align with expectations and generate the evidence you will need to determine student mastery?

What You Will Learn In This Course

  • The four types of assessments used to measure and increase student learning
  • The three types of assessment items found on most assessments
  • How to align the assessment and it’s components with your learning objectives
  • How to write a summative assessment that meets the needs of all learners
  • When to use a scoring rubric in the classroom and how to develop your own rubrics

3 Semester Credits

This course falls under Valley City State University’s (VCSU) EDUC 2000 numbering system, for the purposes of credential/licensure designed primarily for electives or professional development/salary advancement purposes. This course is for 3 Credits and requires a minimum passage grade of 80%. Model Teaching is an accredited partner with VCSU. Upon course completion, you will be provided with 3 graduate-level semester credits, along with an official transcript and letter grade from VCSU for you to submit to your district or state department of education for your licensing and/or salary advancement needs.


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COURSE PRICE: $340.  This pricing includes Model Teaching’s course fee of $190 & VCSU’s transcript fee if $150.  You will only be charged $190 at registration.  To request your credits from VCSU, you will follow the instructions on your completion certificate and pay the remaining $150 at the completion of the course to receive your credits and transcript.