Share Paper: Incorporating assessment technologies in teacher education: Spreadsheets, learning response systems, and learning management systems

  1. Matthew Stuve, Ball State University, United States
Tuesday, March 19 4:15-4:30 PM Sunset 4

Abstract: Assessment literacy has historically been “overlooked” in teacher preparation (Popham, 2011) yet the technologies of assessment have never been more robust and ubiquitous. Data-intensive technologies still elude most teacher education candidates yet they are quite teachable if taught early in the program and practiced often. This presentation will address a curricular model used in assessment courses in a large teacher education program. The model’s goal is to build overall assessment literacy (see inTASC 6) in preparation for the candidate’s clinical experiences (see CAEP requirements and edTPA). The candidates spend 3-5 weeks developing an assessment-informed instructional unit. The model starts with ...