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A Critical Guide to Alternative Assessment



June 1999 | 208 pages | Corwin
This book is intended to help educators in developing and implementing assessment systems to recognize the many options available for consideration. The author promotes reconsideration of testing assumptions, approaches, and their implications by educators and the educational measurement community, including the intended audience - measurement researchers and students.
 
PART ONE: ASSESSMENT, THE ENGINE AND ODOMETER OF REFORM
 
Trends and Contexts
 
Paradigms
 
Purposes
 
Scoring
 
Equity
 
PART TWO: EXAMPLES OF ASSESSMENTS
 
Emily Dickinson's Literacy Portfolios
 
LEAP's Curriculum-Based Assessment of Integrated Curriculum Units
 
Walden III's Rite of Passage Experience (ROPE)
 
Eagle's Wing Projects
 
Pan Terra's Learning Contracts
 
PART THREE: THE PORTFOLIO PLANNER

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ISBN: 9780803966116