GRAD > SPAN > 512
Designed for pre-service and in-service teachers, this course will provide an in-depth study of different types of assessment, emphasizing performance assessment and the achievement of standards. Explicit connections to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Foreign Languages and the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning will be made. The format of the course will be interactive discussion sessions with topics drawn from reading assignments. Students will gain practice in designing assessments and accompanying rubrics, projects, and portfolios, as well as self-assessment tools.