NUR 51800 Measurement and Evaluation of Learning and Program Outcomes

This course provides students the opportunity to learn evaluation concepts. Testing and measurement at the didactic, clinical and programmatic levels will be explored. Key concepts include classical test theory; criterion and norm referenced theory and technique; reliability, validity, and the associated descriptive statistics; preparation of instrumental objectives for use in developing classroom tests and clinical nursing performance evaluations. Quality improvements, as well as legal and ethical considerations are discussed. Evaluation methods of both teacher and learner will be explored.