2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (December 2013) 
    
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2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (December 2013) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Doctoral Certificate in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability


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The Post-Doctoral Certificate in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability is designed for individuals who have earned a doctoral degree and are interested in building a culture of continuous improvement in education or a broad range of other settings that include healthcare, government, and nonprofits. Coursework emphasizes the analytical thinking, leadership strategies, and assessment systems needed to evaluate the effectiveness of people, programs, and institutions and support data-driven decision making. Students will learn how to develop surveys, create assessments, and review outcomes. A wide variety of communication methods are explored, including presentation technology, technical writing, grant writing, and collaborative communication. Upon completion, students will have a clear understanding of education measurement and the use of assessment information to evaluate learning and achievement, improve programs and initiatives, and determine resource allocations.

Certificate Requirements


  • 24 total credit hours

Course Sequence


Quarter Course
Credits
1 EDUC 8350 - A New Vision of Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability 4
EDUC 8351 - Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability: The Sociological, Political, and Economic Contexts 4
2 EDUC 8352 - Assessing for Individual Growth 4
EDUC 8353 - Evaluating and Improving Programs, Organizations, and Systems 4
3 EDUC 8354 - Dynamics of Communication for Impact and Results 4
EDUC 8355 - Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement 4

 

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