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Educational Assessment

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: PDG090

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

The course is about assessment for and of learning, based on research and experiences of educational assessment. The content is presented from a broad and inclusive perspective on various educational contexts, aims, content and methods. The course highlights questions about different actors, interpretations and implications at the individual and system level. Course content is organized in four main areas: • Conditions and prerequisites - Policy documents, organization, similarities and differences with regard to individual and group-related conditions and factors • Basic concepts of assessment - Objectives, knowledge definitions, assessment and analysis perspective, actors, effects and consequences; concepts of validity and reliability • Assessment methods and grading - Different forms of assessment, assessment and grading, assessment at local, national and international level • Documentation and communication - Various forms of documentation, individual development plans, written reviews, programs, portfolios; Different forms of communication about assessment. Course language is english.

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Tuition Fee

Please contact the department.
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Helen Ziser E-post: Tel: 031-786 2049


Department of Education and Special Education
Box 300
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Västra Hamngatan 25

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