ERIC Number: ED379151
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Improving Science and Mathematics Education: A Database and Catalog of Alternative Assessments. Second Edition.
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
This document describes a database of information for those who want to learn more about current efforts to redesign assessment to match changing goals for students and instruction. The database contains descriptive information on alternative assessments in science and mathematics that cover all grade levels, levels of assessment (classroom to national), and purposes. This document contains the following information: (1) content of the database, including definitions; (2) information about how to use the database, including hardware and software requirements, and how to load, search, and print information from the database; (3) the form used to collect information on the assessments in the database; (4) a sample evaluation form that can be used to review and analyze the assessments in the database; (5) summary descriptive information on the assessments in the database; (6) samples of reports that can be printed from the database; and (7) an index and annotated bibliography of the 189 entries in the database. (MKR)
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Tests, Science Education, Science Tests, Student Evaluation
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 101 SW Main Street, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.