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ERIC Number: ED361371
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 264
Abstractor: N/A
Performance Assessment Sampler: A Workbook.
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. Policy Information Center.
Performance assessment, constructed-response, and authentic assessment are topics of current interest in educational testing and reform. This workbook presents the following articles on educational assessment to highlight work being done in this area: (1) "Aquarium Problem and Teacher Guidelines: New Standards Project" (University of Pittsburgh, Learning Research and Development Center); (2) "The PACKETS Program" (Educational Testing Service); (3) "Performance Level Guides for Open-Response Common Items, Grade 8" (Kentucky Department of Education); (4) "Advanced Placement Program. 1992 Mathematics: Free-Response Scoring Guide and Sample Student Answers" (Educational Testing Service); (5) "Performance Assessment: Education Research Consumer Guide, Number 2, November 1992" (Office of Educational Research and Improvement); (6) "A Look at a Middle School Portfolio. Arts PROPEL: A Handbook for Visual Arts" (Educational Testing Service); (7) "Multiple Challenges: A Series of Questions Illustrating the 1992 National Assessment of Educational Progress" (Educational Testing Service); (8) "Learning by Doing: A Manual for Teaching and Assessing Higher-Order Thinking in Science and Mathematics" (Educational Testing Service); (9) "NAEP's 1990 Writing Portfolio Study" (Office of Educational Research and Improvement); (10) "Performance Assessment: An International Experiment" (Educational Testing Service); (11) "Measuring What's Worth Learning and Mystery Graphs. Measuring Up: Prototypes for Mathematics Achievement" (National Academy Press); (12) "Piloting Pacesetter: Helping At-Risk Students Meet High Standards" (Thomas W. Payzant and Dennie Palmer Wolf); (13) "Ensuring Reliable Scoring" (Joan L. Herman, Pamela R. Aschbacher, and Lynn Winters); (14) "CRESST Performance Assessment Models: Assessing Content Area Explanations" (Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing); (15) "The CRESST Line: Newsletter of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing"; and (16) "Construction versus Choice in Cognitive Measurement: Issues in Constructed Response, Performance Testing, and Portfolio Assessment" (Randy Elliot Bennett, Ed., and William C. Ward, Ed.). (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. Policy Information Center.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A