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Assessment and Evaluation: Course Outline

This course considers assessment in regard to appropriate purposes, teaching targets, methods, quality indicators, and as wide a variety as possible.

Course Contents

1. Introduction

  • Concept, nature and scope of assessment &evaluation.
  • Need and role of evaluation
  • Modern international trends in assessment and evaluation.
  • Assessment and Evaluation at higher education level.
  • Assessment of Behavioral Outcomes and Behavior modification
  • Participants’ views and reflections.

2. Assessment of knowledge & Behavior

  • Classroom assessment techniques
  • Types of assessment
  • Behavioral Outcome based assessment (values, devalues, character etc)
  • Theories and models of evaluation in education.
  • Evaluation models and their implementation

3. Integration of objectives with assessment and evaluation

  • Objectives and educational outcomes
  • Taxonomy of objectives
  • Preparing a table of specification
  • Practical consideration in planning a test
  • Principles of constructing good test items
  • Qualities of a good test (Validity and reliability)
  • Item Analysis

4. Tools and Methods of assessment

  • Objective methods
  • Achievement tests
  • Aptitude tests
  • Intelligence tests
  • Personality inventories
  • Subjective methods
  • Rating scales
  • Project methods
  • Self reporting techniques
  • Anecdotal record
  • Autobiography techniques
  • Interview
  • Questionnaires
  • Socio metric techniques
  • E-techniques

5. Assessment & evaluation in Islam

  • Islamic concept and nature of evaluation
  • Evaluation as a practical Muslim
  • Internal and external evaluation
  • Self-evaluation and accountability
  • Guidance for life Here after
  • Philosophical consideration of evaluation in Islam

6. Students Evaluation & Statistics used in assessment & evaluation

  • Understanding the assessment data
  • Criterion referenced and norm-referenced interpretations
  • Frequency Distribution
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Concept of Normal curve and t-score

7. Evaluation -------- New Trends

  • Evaluation of Assignment
  • Computer based evaluation (E-evaluation)
  • Evaluation of Project, Seminar and Presentations.

8. Evaluation and Record keeping  

  • Marking student work promptly and inform students about the results.
  • Recording activities and progress in an orderly way and inform relevant people.
  • Evaluation of the progress of students using various methods.
  • Evaluation of the progress using national criteria.
  • Evaluation of morals and values

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