ERIC Number: ED441080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Assessment in Business Education. National Business Education Association Yearbook, No. 38.
Rucker, Jim, Ed.
This yearbook examines the implications of assessment, assessment design, and multiple assessment tools. The five sections of the book are designed for developing and implementing assessment strategies for the business education curriculum, and several of the 14 chapters contain examples of assessment. The chapters cover the following topics: (1) "Assessment in Education--The Past, Present, and Future" (Susan R. Hatfield, Kenneth L. Gorman); (2) "The Importance of Assessment in Business Education" (Sandy Braathen, Marcel Robles); (3) "Characteristics of Good Assessment" (Judith J. Lambrecht); (4) "The Evolution of Assessment, Testing, and Evaluation" (George A. Mundrake); (5) "Developing Appropriate Assessment for a Business Teacher Education Program" (Linda Cresap, Julianne Eklund); (6) "Course and Program Assessment Strategies: A Case Study" (Susan Jaderstrom); (7) "Authentic Assessment" (Ronald F. Fulkert); (8) "Alternative Assessment" (Nancy D. Zeliff); (9) "Rubric- and Portfolio-Based Assessment: Focusing on Student Progress" (Marcia Bush, Michael Timms); (10) "Business and Education: A Partnership for Successful Assessment" (Ann A. Cooper, Katherine Cliatt); (11) "Enhanced Assessment through Student Participation" (Jill White, Wally Holmes Bouchillon); (12) "New Assessment Strategies To Improve Business Teacher Preparation" (Betty J. Brown); (13) "Assessment in Content Areas" (Wayne A. Moore); and (14) "Assessment in Elementary, Middle, and Junior High School Business Classes" (James Russell Smith, Jr.). (Each chapter contains references.)
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Higher Education, Measures (Individuals), Partnerships in Education, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Scoring Rubrics, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education
National Business Education Association, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1596 (Catalog No. 116.90, NBEA members $20; non-members $40). Tel: 703-860-8300; Fax: 703-620-4483; Web site: http://www.nbea.org.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Business Education Association, Reston, VA.
Note: Assistant editor is Ramona J. Shoenrock.