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Interpreting Diploma Examination Results: Social Studies (Provincial Assessment Sector)

Registration Closed
Facilitator(s): Dwayne Girard
Joy Wicks
Date:June 07, 2019
Time:9:00 am – 12:00 pm
No charge
Location: Sturgeon County
Course code: 19-AS-516

About this learning opportunity

Offered by the Provincial Assessment Sector.

This workshop focuses on how to best use the results provided following the administration of diploma examinations, in order to to advise modifications to instructional and administrative practices with the goal of improving results. Participants will be provided with background information about the design and scoring of diploma examinations to enhance their understanding of the reports that detail diploma examination results. Working with team members from the Diploma Examinations program of the Provincial Assessment Sector, participants will learn to interpret and use these results to improve student learning through the following processes:

  •  Considering factors that affect examination results
  • Learning about the provincial diploma-examination programs
  • Understanding exam standards and the phases of exam development
  • Learning about examination equating
  • Reviewing the information provided in each report table
  • Examining case-studies of school results
  • Analyzing your own results
  • Reflecting on the day and exchanging ideas
  • Discovering opportunities for teacher involvement in the examination processes