ERIC Number: ED367719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
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Students' Ways of Testing: Transforming the Structures of Evaluation.
Jacobsen, Rhonda Hustedt
Fifteen college classes were identified via standardized student ratings as having had superior testing procedures. Instructors in those classes were asked to describe their evaluation procedures, and interviews were conducted with 27 students randomly selected from the classes. Interviewed students stressed the "communicative" dimension of testing, corroborating pedagogical principles drawn from critical theory (as formulated by Jurgen Habermas) and feminist theory (as formulated by Mary Belensky and associates). Suggestions are offered for transforming classroom evaluation in ways that take into account feminist theory, critical theory, and--most importantly--student voices. (Contains 4 references.) (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Reform Efforts
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New Orleans, LA, April 4-8, 1994).