EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT METHODS (6-day/ 7-day course) Limassol

Evaluation is considered to be the main means of ensuring the quality of teaching/ research/ executive, etc. work carried out in an organization. It is used in a wide range of human activities and services and seeks to assess the degree to which the goals of an organization are achieved, as well as the degree of success of each member's work.

This course is a 6-day course and aims to provide participants with the theoretical background for evaluation, as well as practical suggestions for data collection, the selection of appropriate methodology and the use of reliable evaluation tools. There is also the possibility to extent the course to a 7-day.

The  cost for 6-day course is  480 euro and for 7-day course is 560 euro. It  includes course fees, course material, entrance to museums and tours.

Objectives:

During the course, participants will:
- be informed about the role, objectives and benefits of evaluation and assessment
- study forms and types of assessment
- explore the key competences and basic skills that are important to access
- study the characteristics of a good assessment
- explore assessment tools. ICT tools and the criteria to select them
- investigate examples of good practice
- get acquainted with the Cypriot history, culture and hospitality

Schedule:

DAY 1 

  • Participants introduce themselves and present the organization that they work
  • Course program. overview ( objectives & course schedule)
  • Definitions and purposes of Evaluation
  • Evaluation through the centuries
  • The role, objectives and benefits of Evaluation
  • Functions of Evaluation
  • Functions of Assessment,   important key competences and basic skills to access
  • Assessment tests

DAY 2     

  • Assessment and validation of competences
  • Purposes for assessment
  • Deciding what to assess
  • General Characteristics of Evaluation and assessment
  • Evaluation Requirements
  • Forms and Types of assessment
  • Formative Vs Summative Assessment
  • Multiple-choice questions/tests/exams
  • ICT Tools for Assessment
  • Group work: Designing an evaluation

DAY 3

  • The characteristics of a good assessment
  • Types of activities & examples of good practice
  • The role of feedback
  • Importance of feedback in assessment
  • Essential do’s and actions for efficient assessment
  • Visit to Medieval Castle & Museum, Old Carob mill
  • Activities in cultural place

DAY 4 

  • Assessment instruments and standardized approaches
  • The trends in assessment
  • Assessment formats that measure broader competencies
  • Tools used in teacher-based assessment
  • Frequency of Assessments
  • The ‘teaching to the test’ phenomenon
  • Group work

DAY 5   

  • Classroom Assessment Tools and Techniques
  • Where to look for inspiration
  • Book: 50 CATs (Classroom Assessment Techniques)
  • The description and analysis of each of the CATs
  • Visit to Limassol Archaeological Museum, Municipal Garden, Municipal Art Gallery
  • Group work and activities

DAY 6  

  • The 50 CATs- Authors suggestions
  • CATs indexed by disciplines
  • Presentation of group work
  • Course review, certificates

DAY 7 (optional)  '

  • Visit to Paphos. Archaeological Park with Roman mosaics., Medieval Castle and port. 

The course fees are 480 euro (6-day) & 560 euro (7-day).

Sessions:

  • 06.02.2021 - 11.02.2021
  • 29.05.2021 - 03.06.2021
  • 31.07.2021 - 05.08.2021
  • 25.09.2021 - 30.09.2021
  • 06.11.2021 - 11.11.2021
  • 05.02.2022 - 10.02.2022
  • 02.04.2022 - 07.04.2022
  • 28.05.2022 - 02.06.2022
  • 02.07.2022 - 07.07.2022
  • 27.08.2022 - 01.09.2022
  • 05.11.2022 - 10.11.2022
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