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ERIC Number: ED462399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 235
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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.