ERIC Number: ED462399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Toward a New Science of Educational Testing and Assessment. SUNY Series, Teacher Preparation and Development.
Berlak, Harold; Newmann, Fred M.; Adams, Elizabeth; Archbald, Doug A.; Burgess, Tyrrell; Raven, John; Romberg, Thomas A.
This book is an effort to examine the theory and practice of educational assessment while taking a step toward the development of a new paradigm. Fundamental changes in the way education is conceptualized must accompany the effort to rethink assessment theory and practice. The following chapters are included: (1) "The Need for a New Science of Assessment" (Harold Berlak); (2) "Assessing Mathematics Competence and Achievement" (Thomas A. Romberg); (3) "The Assessment of Discourse in Social Studies" (Fred M. Newmann); (4) "The Nature of Authentic Academic Achievement" (Fred M. Newmann and Doug A. Archibald); (5) "A Model of Competence, Motivation, and Behavior, and a Paradigm for Assessment" (John Raven); (6) "Recognizing Achievement" (Elizabeth Adams and Tyrrell Burgess); (7)"Approaches to Assessing Academic Achievement" (Doug A. Archibald and Fred M. Newmann); and (8) "Toward the Development of a New Science of Educational Testing and Assessment" (Harold M. Berlak). (Contains 1 table, 1 grid, 20 figures, and 301 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Competence, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Testing, Mathematics Achievement, Performance Based Assessment, Social Studies, Student Motivation, Test Construction, Test Use, Theory Practice Relationship
State University of New York Press, c/o CUP Services, Box 6525, Ithaca, NY 14851 (clothbound: ISBN-0-7914-0877-9, $21.50; paperback: ISBN-0-7914-0878-7, $20.95). Tel: 800-666-2211 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-688-2879 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.; Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Madison.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany.; National Center on Effective Secondary Schools, Madison, WI.