Assessment and Evaluation Research Initiative
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Institute Participation and Feedback

AERI's activities include capacity building institutes for technical and non-technical audiences in global and domestic settings. AERI's inaugural institute was held in March, 2012.

Who attended the Inaugural Institute?
 
The AERI Inaugural Institute brought together 81 participants, including education faculty, graduate students, and professionals from around the world, such as Norway, China. Bangladesh, Nigeria, Sweden, India, Japan, Taiwan, Chile, and the USA. 

Course Preferences for Future Institutes?

Top Five Choices of Inaugural Institute Attendees

  1. Impact Evaluation Design - Course Series
  2. Qualitative Research Methods - Course Series
  3. Quantitative Research Methods -Sampling Techniques
  4. Designing Standards-based Curricula, Student Learning Outcomes 
  5. Using Standardized Test Data for Global and Multicultural Test-takers: Best practices and Validity Standards

Inaugural Institute Feedback

Survey Items
 Strongly Agree/Agree
Strongly Disagree/Disagree
1. The subject matter of the course was useful
 50 (98.1%)
0 (0%)
 2. The subject matter of the course was interesting
 51 (100%)
0 (0%)
 3. The content of the course was delivered at an appropriate level of difficulty
 49 (96.1%)
2 (3.9%)
 4. The content of the course was consistent with the stated course
 51 (100%)
 0 (0%)
 5. The course is relevant to my professional and/or educational goals
 50 (98%)
 0 (0%)
 6. The course materials were relevant
 50 (98%)  0 (0%)
 7. The content was well presented
 50 (98%)  1 (2%)
 8. The course was well designed
 49 (96%)
 1 (2%)
 9. The course fees were reasonable
 42 (82.4%)
 7 (13.7%)
10. I was satisfied with the overall quality of the course
 50 (98%)
1 (2%)
11. I learned a lot in this course
 49 (96.1%)
 2 (3.9%)
Note: Response rate was 72% out of 81 participants