ERIC Number: ED308141
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Assessment Essentials in Professional Education of Teachers.
Schafer, William D.
This paper describes what in the area of assessment is essential knowledge for a prospective teacher. The listings of topics which would be relevant for a course in measurement for preservice teachers are presented as they might appear in a course syllabus. For each topic, the rationnale for its inclusion is given, as well as the skills which would be developed and the specific subjects the topic would include. The eight content areas are: (1) basic concepts and terminology of assessment; (2) uses of assessment; (3) assessment planning and development; (4) interpretation of assessments; (5) description of assessment results; (6) evaluation and improvement of assessments; (7) feedback and grading; and (8) ethics of assessment. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers; Practitioners
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, CA, March 27-31, 1989).