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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introduction to Authentic Assessment with the ELL in Mind

10 videos (Total 49 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
10 videos
Solutions for Assessment4m
Language and Learning Objectives3m
Aligning Learning and Language Objective to Assessment3m
Key Concepts in Authentic Assessment3m
Classroom Examples of Authentic Assessment4m
Summary4m
Interview with Elizabeth Reilley11m
4 readings
Bonus Video: Assessment of English Language Learners10m
Bonus Reading: Assessing ELLs in the Mainstream Classroom10m
Bonus Reference: Authentic Assessment Toolbox10m
Bonus Reading: Assessment Portfolios Including English Language Learners10m
5 practice exercises
Purpose of Assessment8m
Challenges and Solutions to Assessing ELLs in the Content Classroom8m
Language & Learning Objectives and Assessment10m
Key Concepts of Authentic Assessment8m
Module 1 Assessment20m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Formative and Summative Assessment with the ELL in Mind

10 videos (Total 43 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
10 videos
Using Formative Language Assessment Every Day2m
Plenary Activities3m
Examples of Plenary Activities5m
The Relationship Between Formative and Summative Assessment6m
Classroom Application: Assessment4m
Summary3m
Interview with Laurie Johnson5m
6 readings
Greetings!10m
Bonus Reading: Examples of Formative Assessment10m
Lesson Plan Templates10m
Bonus Reading: Starters and Plenaries10m
Bonus Reading: Another 50 Ideas for Plenaries10m
Bonus Video: Strategic Goals: Formative + Summative = Rigor10m
4 practice exercises
Formative & Summative Assessment10m
Formative Assessment in the Classroom8m
Plenary Activities10m
Module 2 Assessment20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Alternative Assessments with the ELL in Mind

10 videos (Total 49 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
10 videos
Classroom Application: Modified Tasks4m
Considerations for Assessment Creation5m
Assessment Modifications: What NOT to do5m
Differentiated Scoring4m
Classroom Application: Rubric Grading Scenarios4m
Summary3m
Interview with Taylor Miller4m
6 readings
Greetings!10m
Bonus Reading: 5 Alternative Ways to Assess English Language Learners10m
Bonus Reading: Alternative Assessments for English Language Learners in Math & Science10m
Bonus Video: Interactive Math Journal Example10m
Bonus Reading: Checklist for Classroom Modifications for ESL Students10m
Bonus Reading: Differentiated Assessment10m
4 practice exercises
Alternative Assessment Types8m
Assessment Modifications for ELLs10m
Assessment Considerations & Pitfalls10m
Module 3 Assessment20m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Grading with the ELL in Mind

10 videos (Total 49 min), 7 readings, 4 quizzes
10 videos
Monitoring ELLs for Learning and Language Development3m
Error Correction: Implicit and Explicit Feedback5m
Effective Feedback for Error Correction in Writing6m
Classroom Application: Grading3m
Classroom Application: Rubric Grading Scenarios4m
Summary2m
Interview with Malissa Chavez-Thibault6m
7 readings
Greetings!10m
Bonus Reading: How to Provide Quality Feedback in the ELL Classroom10m
Bonus Reading: How to Give Meaningful Feedback10m
Bonus Reading: Exploring the Advantages of Rubrics10m
Bonus Reading: Error Correction in the Second Language Classroom10m
Bonus Reading: Giving Immediate Corrections to ESL's Spoken Errors10m
Example Rubric10m
4 practice exercises
Peer and Self Assessments8m
Designing & Using Rubrics8m
Feedback and Error Correction8m
Module 4 Assessment20m
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Top reviews from Assessing Achievement with the ELL in Mind

By SDDec 20th 2015

WOW! I learned so much my head is spinning--EXCELLENT Course!\n\nAmazing Content! Fantastic Examples! Well Organized! Superb Teachers!\n\nThank you for the opportunity to learn!

By ALFeb 8th 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed the course. It was a great learning for me and to understand how assessments can be created and modified for different learners.

Instructors

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Claire McLaughlin

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University
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Ellen Manos

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University

About Arizona State University

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it....

About the ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization

Plan lessons, activities and assessment with the ELL in mind, and create an engaging and welcoming environment for the ELL and their families. This Specialization covers lesson planning and assessing with the ELL in mind as well as engaging the ELL student and their families in the school and community. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills you learned by creating an annotated lesson plan and assessment with appropriate modifications for the ELL students. You will also develop a bank of resources for engaging the ELL in your school and community....
ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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