ERIC Number: ED360545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Getting to Grips with Assessment.
Hall, William; Saunders, John
This booklet has been written to help persons interested in assessment of education and training programs in general and competency-based vocational education programs in particular. The following topics are covered in the individual sections: the meaning of the term "assessment"; the importance of assessment; curriculum models; percentages and comparison; sites where assessment should be conducted; assessment methods; appropriate persons for conducting assessments; valid, reliable, and economical assessment; bias in assessment; steps involved in planning assessment; recognition of prior learning; and problems and pitfalls of assessment results. The final section is an annotated bibliography of 23 publications concerning assessment in competency-based vocational education programs. (MN)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Competency Based Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Models, Prior Learning, Program Development, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation, Test Bias, Test Reliability, Test Use, Test Validity, Testing, Testing Programs, Vocational Education
National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd., 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).