TECH 3193/5193 Evaluation in Career and Technical Programs

Basic concepts and techniques for evaluating students and programs in career and technical education.

Course details

Course syllabus: 
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UNI Students: TECH 3181/5181 (330:181g) or consent of department; junior standing
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.


Morrison, G. R., Ross, S. M., Kalman, H. K. and Kemp, J. E. Designing Effective Instruction. 2013/7th edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 978-1-118-51894-6

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Additional materials: 

Recommended: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition (2009). ISBN 978-1-4338-0562-2 (You may also use internet resources as a guide; links are provided below under Style Guide)

Bott, P. A. (1996). Testing and Assessment in Occupational and Technical Education. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon. ISBN 0-205-16878-7

Miller, W. R. and Miller, M. F. (2005). Hints for the Highly Effective Instructor. Homewood, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-8269-4144-3

Morrison, G.R., Ross, S. M., and Kemp, J.E. (2007). Designing Effective Instruction (5th Edition). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN. 978-0-470-07426-8

Lee, H. D. and Nelson, O. W. (2010). Instructional Analysis and Course Development (2nd Edition). Orland Park, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978-0-8269-4062-9

Miller, W. R. and Miller, M. F. (2009). Instructors and Their Jobs (4th Edition). Homewood, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-8269-4166-4 (Ch. 8-12, and 14-15)

Merrill, M. D. (2013) First Principles of Instruction. San Francisco, CA. Pfeiffer an Imprint of Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-90040-6

Scott, J. L. and Sarkees-Wircenski M. (2008). Overview of Career and Technical Education (4th Edition). Homewood, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978-0-8269-4017-9

Hall, B. H. and Marsh, R. J. (2003). Legal Issues in Career and Technical Education. Homewood, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-8269-4025-0

Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.


Ali Kashef

Enrollment information

Tuition: $253/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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Guided Independent Study
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