Collaborative scholarship in assessment, evaluation, and knowledge mobilization
It all starts with research
Assessment and Evaluation Group (AEG) faculty members and graduate students engage in collaborative research, program evaluation, knowledge mobilization, and consulting. The Group operates across educational contexts, with a wide variety of partners, using multiple and mixed methods of inquiry. The AEG operates from the premise that high quality assessment and evaluation are the foundation for meaningful educational change.
Our History at a Glance
Established in 2002, the AEG uses a collaborative model of scholarship to conduct innovative research with the goal of contributing to and disseminating new knowledge in assessment and evaluation. Our research and services are all directed at promoting learning and improving educational systems through rigours research and effective knowledge mobilization.
AEG offers courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including a PhD in Education program with a concentration in Assessment and Evaluation. A list of our courses can be found below.
AEG provides consulting services in the following areas:
- Assessment Practices: build instruments; analyze test data; advise educational organizations on assessment programs.
- Classroom Practices: support collaborative professional learning; integrate assessment into teaching and learning.
- Program Evaluation: program development; program improvement; program review.
AEG Approaching 20 years of Excellence
Assessment and Evaluation Group (AEG) formed under the leadership of Dr. Robert Wilson and Dr. Lyn Shulha
Dr. Liying Cheng joined the Queen’s Faculty of Education and the AEG as a Language Testing specialist
Dr. Don Klinger joined the Queen’s Faculty of Education and the AEG as a Measurement specialist
Dr. Robert Wilson retires from Queen’s
The R. J. Wilson Award create to honour graduate student work in assessment and evaluation
Marks a decade of AEG
Dr. Christopher DeLuca joined the Queen’s Faculty of Education and the AEG as a Classroom Assessment specialist
15-year AEG Celebration
Dr. Lyn Shulha retired from Queen’s
Dr. Don Klinger left Queen’s to serve as Dean at the University of Waikato
Dr. Michelle Searle joined the Queen’s Faculty of Education and the AEG as a Program Evaluation specialist
Dr. Saad Chahine joined the Queen’s Faculty of Education and the AEG as a Measurement specialist
Drs. Amanda Cooper and Kristy Timmons joined the AEG as Associate Members with expertise in Knowledge Mobilization and Early Learning Assessments