EDSI 9960 School Improvement Through Data-Driven Decision Making 3/0/3
This course is designed to introduce students to the process of data-given decision making for school improvement purposes. It focuses on the use of quantitative and qualitative data by P-12 school leaders - as well as leaders in other types of educational settings - to improve student and organizational outcomes. Students will be introduced to this practice through the application of assessment-based educational research, focusing on how educators can improve classroom practice - as well as school - and district-wide effectiveness - through the application of assessment-based research on teaching and learning. This process includes the effective interpretation and communication of assessment results. Students are guided to develop the practice of gathering and analyzing data in a systematic and continuous manner.