ERIC Number: ED319888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Alternative Assessment. Special Issue.
Information Update, v6 n1 Sep 1989
This issue of a quarterly newsletter focuses on alternative assessment methods in adult basic education. It is occasioned, as explained in the opening editorial, by the announcement of the requirement for use of the 1987 edition of the Tests of Adult Basic Education for pre- and posttesting of basic education students in New York City, beginning in 1991. The editorial presents an overview of the assessment issue and suggests additional sources of information. Articles in the newsletter include the following: "Rethinking Assessment: Issues to Consider" (Marcie Wolfe); "Standardized Tests: Issues and Concerns" (Karen Griswold); "Alternative Assessment Strategies: Some Suggestions for Teachers" (Sara Hill); "Additional Sources of Information on Assessment-Related Issues" (a 16-item annotated bibliography); and "Mini-Grants 1988-1989." (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: New York City Mayor's Office of Educational Services, NY.; New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Authoring Institution: Literacy Assistance Center, New York, NY.