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 and assessment as well as practical suggestions for data collection, selection of appropriate methodology and the use of reliable assessment 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:
• examine the role, objectives and benefits of evaluation and assessment
• study functions and general steps of evaluation
• explore the key competences and basic skills that are important to access
• explore qualitative evaluation methods
• study ICT tools for evaluation and assessment
• explore quantitative assessment methods
• discuss the role of feedback
• examine different types of assessment
• explore computer-based assessment methods
• discuss the criteria for choosing assessment tools and techniques
• study the characteristics of a good assessment
• get informed about benchmarking
• get acquainted with the Cypriot history, culture and hospitality

Course schedule
DAY 1

Dimensions of Evaluation
• Activities for team building
• What key competencies to evaluate?
• History of Evaluation
• Functions of Evaluation
• General steps

DAY 2

• Qualitative Evaluation Methods

- Open- ended questions
- Observations
- Interviews
- Focus groups
- Written documents
- Projects
- Portfolio

• ICT Tools for Evaluation

DAY 3

• Visit to Limassol Old city center, Carob Mill Museum, Medieval Castle & Museum and other monuments.
• Doing activities in the city center.
• Data collection for the group work.

DAY 4

• Assessment
• Educational Assessment
• Assessment types
• Formative & summative assessments
• ICT Tools for Formative Assessment
• Multiple-choice questions
• The role of feedback
• Quantitative Assessment methods
- Quiz
- Questionnaires
- Tests -Exams
- Surveys

DAY 5

• Computer-Based Assessment Methods
- Adaptive Assessments
- Simulations
- Web- Based Educational Games
- Ε-portfolio
- E- Questionnaire
- E- Quiz
• Designing assessments
• Choosing Assessment Tools and Techniques
• Where to look for inspiration
• Book: 50 CATs (Classroom Assessment Techniques).

DAY 6

• Benchmarking
• Participants complete the group work, presentation of group work
• Review of the course, certificates.

DAY 7 (optional)

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

Course fees

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
  • 11.04.2022 - 15.04.2022  Confirmed
  • 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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