ERIC Number: ED366507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Nov
A Review of Educational Technology in Science Assessment. Monograph Series Number 7.
Helgeson, Stanley L.; Kumar, David D.
Emerging applications of microcomputers and hypermedia to assessment in science education are reviewed. Although the current use of technology consists mainly of computerized administration of multiple choice tests drawn from item banks, the potential advantages are much greater. Among these advantages are immediate feedback to students, formative evaluation with remediation possibilities, adaptive testing in which the test is adjusted to match the students' level of performance, monitoring of homework, and laboratory activities. (Contains 42 references.) (Author/AA)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Homework, Hypermedia, Performance Based Assessment, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Tests, Student Evaluation
National Center for Science Teaching and Learning, 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1080.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Columbus, OH.