ERIC Number: ED368197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Portfolio Assessment in Foreign Language, Pilot Project.
Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corp., IN.
Guidelines for teachers to use in creating and evaluating second language students' portfolios, as a method of assessing student work, are outlined. The guide begins with a brief statement of the philosophy underlying use of student portfolios and an overview of what a portfolio is. Subsequent sections offer suggestions for: portfolio contents (general content, specific classroom activities for beginning and advanced level language students); assessment criteria (general principles, useful evaluation instruments, and sample evaluation forms for use by both teachers and the students themselves); class and group activities to be used at the culmination of the portfolio project, including discussions, panels, convocations, presentations, exhibitions, parent evenings, formal student review, formal teacher review, and plans for retention or disposal of portfolios; comments of the pilot project committee; and samples of student work. Contains 16 references and a 9-item annotated bibliography. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corp., IN.