ERIC Number: ED353278
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Understanding Assessment: Guidelines for Utilizing a Qualitative Approach.
The background and purpose of course assessment are examined. The paper includes suggestions for classroom instructors in setting up formative assessment plans based on qualitative research. Focus is on the interview technique. It is discussed as a practical source for evaluating what actually takes place during a course, including the appraisal of the course itself, instructional procedures, and content. Steps for conducting student interviews are intended to promote student involvement and to aid instructors in determining ability levels and course focus. In the drive toward academic excellence, formative assessment assists students and instructors in reaching the goal of successful learning in the classroom. There is a 24-item list of references. (SLD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A