ERIC Number: ED374161
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Methods for Assessing Performance. EREAPA Publication Series No. 93-6.
Wheeler, Patricia H.
A variety of assessment methods and instruments can and should be used to evaluate the performance of individuals and groups. Some possible assessments are described, including (1) adaptive testing; (2) anecdotal records; (3) assessment centers; (4) behavioral checklists; (5) behaviorally anchored rating scales; (6) checklists; (7) computerized assessments; (8) the critical incident technique; (9) essays; (10) the in-basket test; (11) interviews; (12) logs or journals; (13) observations; (14) paper-and-pencil tests; (15) portfolios; (16) projects; (17) questionnaires; (18) rating forms; (19) track records; (20) video and audio tapes; (21) work sample tasks; and (22) work simulation tasks. To determine the method most appropriate for a given performance evaluation system, it is necessary to consider purpose and criteria, as well as individuals, resources, and legal and technical issues. (Contains 31 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, Assessment Centers (Personnel), Audiotape Recordings, Check Lists, Computer Assisted Testing, Criteria, Critical Incidents Method, Educational Assessment, Essays, Evaluation Methods, Interviews, Journal Writing, Measurement Techniques, Observation, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Rating Scales, Simulation, Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Test Use, Videotape Recordings, Work Sample Tests
EREAPA Associates, 2840 Waverly Way, Livermore, CA 94550-1740 ($4).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: EREAPA Associates, Livermore, CA.