BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

EDUC-250 - Application of Assessment & Evaluation - 3.00 Credits

EDUC-250 - Application of Assessment & Evaluation - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Application of Assessment & Evaluation is designed to provide the language teacher with a greater understanding of the assessment, evaluation, and reporting of student progress specific to the teaching and learning of First Nations languages. Language teachers will become familiar with assessment and evaluation terminology, a variety of appropriate techniques and strategies for assessing and evaluating performance and language proficiency, gain experience at developing effective and alternate forms of assessing students, develop the ability to keep appropriate student records as well as develop the ability to write report cards.
Part of the:
  • CAREER TRAINING (EDUCATION) Department
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  • assess, evaluate, grade, record keep and report as it relates to First Nations language instruction;
  • understand standard and alternative methods of test construction, including how to avoid test bias;
  • demonstrate how to assess First Nations language proficiency;
  • understand grading, enhance ability to prepare effective report cards and explain the contents to parents; and
  • complete a compendium of “best practices” language assessment tools for use in their teaching practice.
  • Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
  • Popham, W.J. (2002). Classroom assessment: What teachers need to know. Toronto, ON: Allyn and Bacon.

  • Brookhart, Susan. (2004). Grading. New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: This course is intended for the following individuals:
  • Current FN language teachers who are fluent speakers.
  • Certified teachers sufficiently fluent to complete oral course work in the native language being taught.
  • Classroom teachers partnered with language teachers sufficiently fluent to complete oral course work in the native language being taught.
  • Current B.Ed. student (minimum of third year standing) working toward becoming a language teacher sufficiently fluent to complete oral course work in the native language being taught.


  • Education Council approved November 2006.