ERIC Number: ED155638
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: 0
How the Researcher Can Help the Reading Teacher With Classroom Assessment.
Calfee, Robert C.; Drum, Priscilla A.
This paper discusses some specific issues about testing and relates the discussion to reading teachers and reading instruction. The issues that are discussed include the goals, criteria, and methods of classroom assessment. The paper concludes that teachers need to learn more about the process of assessment in order to use tests effectively, and that classroom assessment ought to aim toward the precise and efficient measurement of specific component skills for short-term decisions. Discussion following presentation of the paper is included. (RL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Learning Research and Development Center.
Note: Paper presented at the Conference on Theory and Practice of Beginning Reading Instruction, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Learning Research and Development Center, May 1976; For related documents see, CS 004 132-133, CS 004 135, CS 004 137-173, ED 125 315 and ED 145 399, Some pages may reproduce poorly due to small type