ERIC Number: ED289869
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Association of Teacher Educators, Reston, VA.
This monograph explores many of the issues related to teacher assessment. In Section I, the criteria for teacher assessment and evaluation are discussed. An analysis is given of the issues involved in teacher assessment in the second section. Among the issues considered are the validity of research findings on teacher effectiveness, measurement techniques, the political implications of teacher evaluation, and legal issues involved in occupational assessments. The question of using evaluation to improve teaching is also discussed. Recommendations are made on dealing with the issues involved in teacher evaluation, and 42 references are listed. The appendix contains a list of state-mandated tests for prospective teachers and their uses and purposes. (JD)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Evaluation Methods, Legal Problems, Policy Formation, Political Issues, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Testing
Association of Teacher Educators, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($5.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Community; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of Teacher Educators, Reston, VA.