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ERIC Number: ED512658
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
What Probably Works in Alternative Assessment. CRESST Report 772
Baker, Eva L.
National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST)
This report provides an overview of what was known about alternative assessment at the time that the article was written in 1991. Topics include beliefs about assessment reform, overview of alternative assessment including research knowledge, evidence of assessment impact, and critical features of alternative assessment. The author notes that in the short term, alternative assessment will generate negative news about student learning and will require massive support to make it a successful reform strategy. (Contains 5 tables and 3 footnotes.)
National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST). 300 Charles E Young Drive N, GSE&IS Building 3rd Floor, Mailbox 951522, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1522. Tel: 310-206-1532; Fax: 310-825-3883; Web site: http://www.cresst.org
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED)
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing