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EDR8802 Educational Evaluation

Short Description: Educational Evaluation
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 099999 - Society and Culture not elsewh
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

The pre-requisite studies for EDR8802 in the Research Specialisation are completion of four (4) units taken from the recommended enrolment pattern of the selected specialisation.


This course introduces learners to the theory and practices of educational evaluation and evidence-based decision-making in education. They will compare the concept of educational evaluation with related concepts such as assessment and research; develop understanding of different approaches to, and models of, educational evaluation; consider responses to ethical issues in the processes of evaluation; explore the concepts of validity and reliability; select and justify appropriate data gathering devices and data analysis strategies for the conduct of evaluations; and understand the special case of evaluation of innovative educational programs.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online
Semester 3, 2019 Online