Singapore University of Social Sciences

Assessment and Evaluation in Outdoor Education

Applications Open: To be confirmed

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Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Education

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Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

BSE531 Assessment and Evaluation in Outdoor Education provides students with information concerning assessment and evaluation in outdoor education. The topics covered will equip students with assessment and evaluation techniques essential for becoming an effective evaluator in the outdoor education landscape. Students will also learn research methods, test construction, test administration, data collection, and concepts of data inference.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Advanced Measurement and Evaluation in Outdoor Education
  • Principles of Outdoor Education Research
  • Principles in Measuring and Evaluating Outdoor Education Programmes
  • Psychological Testing
  • Affective Testing
  • Inferential Statistic

Learning Outcome

  • Critique issues surrounding the nature and practice of outdoor education.
  • Analyze various research approaches within the field of outdoor education.
  • Evaluate practices of test, measurement and evaluation in outdoor education.
  • Compose relevant tests to measure physical, cognitive and psycho-emotional outcomes in outdoor education.
  • Formulate strategies for outdoor programme development and evaluate the role of measurement and evaluation in this process.
  • Plan and perform test administration, data collection and data inference.
  • Perform inferential statistics.
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