ERIC Number: ED489821
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Measuring Progress: A Guide to Assessing Students for Technological Literacy. Addenda to Technological Literacy Standards Series. Advancing Technological Literacy: ITEA Professional Series
International Technology Education Association (ITEA)
"Measuring Progress" is a resource for teachers to use as they plan and implement standards-based student assessment. Section 1 is an overview of how standards relate to assessing student technological literacy. Section 2 provides an approach to standards-based student assessment. Section 3 describes several assessment tools and methods. Section 4 details assessment principles that teachers should consider when designing student assessment. And Section 5 suggests some applications for assessment data as well as evaluation strategies for ensuring effective student assessment. There are also several resources in the appendices, including forms that can be photocopied for teachers to use as they work toward standards-based reform of student assessment in their own laboratory-classrooms. [This publication was also produced by the Technology for All Americans Project and the Center to Advance the Teaching of Technology and Science (CATTS). Additional funding was provided by the CATTS Consortium.]
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Technological Literacy, Student Evaluation, Standards, Evaluation Methods, Educational Change, Evaluation Criteria
International Technology Education Association (ITEA), 1914 Association Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191. Tel: 703-860-2100; Fax: 703-860-0353; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.iteaconnect.org.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: International Technology Education Association, Reston, VA.