2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Nov 30, 2020  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 8351 - Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability: The Sociological, Political, and Economic Contexts


(4 cr.) At the thought-leadership level, the context of sociological, political, and economic demands are primary to understanding the purpose of assessment and evaluation. This course will focus on the decision-making models that influence assessment, evaluation, and accountability systems. Topics include political astuteness, knowledge of sociological structures including roles, status, power, rewards, and sanctions, as well as cost-benefit analyses, responsiveness to federal/state mandates, and organizational goals and objectives. (Prerequisite(s): EDUC 8118, RSCH 8200D, RSCH 8300D, and RSCH 8250D.)



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