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Skills for Educators Workshop: Evaluating Learners

This session will examine the types, reliability, and validity of learner evaluation from a personal (biases, context) and organizational (systemic, constraints) perspective.


  • Distinguish between feedback and evaluation, and explain why it is an important distinction
  • Identify the impact of the evaluation context/system on a particular evaluation
  • Describe how to evaluate learners fairly within the constraints of a given assessment system
  • Describe how to become a better evaluator

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Stephanie Burnett in advance at (319)335-8901 or stephanie-burnett@uiowa.edu