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IM 639. Evaluation and Assessment in Instructional Programs

Credits: 3
Department: Information Media
Description: Creating instruments for strategic and systematic evaluation of instructional programs and assessment of student learning.
Prerequisites: IM 404 or IM 504
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Distinguish formative, summative, confirmative, and usability evaluation.
2. Explain the relationship between evaluation and instructional objectives.
3. Select methods and construct evaluation tools appropriate for types of learning.
4. Apply the concepts related to implementation: diffusion, dissemination, adoption, adaptation, integration, and stakeholders.
5. Analyze changing conditions of a given organization/environment.
6. Analyze critical components of diffusion process.
7. Create a plan for improving implementation based on principles and models.

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