Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 3280 - Statistics: Assessing Learning + Teaching

Credits: 3

The course introduces basic statistics principles and applies them to the purposes for and approaches to assessment, both traditional and alternative. Study includes quantitative and qualitative methods for assessing student performance in art and design, as well as course and program effectiveness. Proficiencies are determined by measuring the student’s ability to organize data; plan teaching effectiveness; devise and demonstrate assessment; and evaluate instruments and methodologies. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have learned basic statistical methods for data collection and analysis for the purpose of assessing teaching and learning in K-12 schools. Students will also become familiar with how to assess their own teaching skills and to recognize the importance and methods of assessing student learning in the classroom.

Prerequisites: AE 3221 - Equity in Learning ; must be an Art Education major.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Students build a conceptual understanding of the Colorado Visual Arts Standards and are able to successfully incorporate them into their developed units, objectives and assessments.
  • Students develop formal and informal methods to assess learning and provide feedback in order to improve their planning and instruction to support the development of critical-thinking and problem- solving skills.
  • Students express high standards for professional conduct through the development and incorporation of educational research design in the field of art education.
  • Students develop appropriate critique processes to utilize in their classrooms.
  • Students construct formative and summative assessments in order to best inform their instructional practice.

AE 3280 Course Learning Outcome Rubric   

Required Textbooks:
Assessment in Art Education (Art Education in Practice) by Donna Kay Beattie  ISBN: 0871923637

Understanding by Design, Wiggins & McTighe (available as an ebook in our library databases)

Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work, Robert Marzano (available as an ebook in our library databases)

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