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ERIC Number: EJ1083543
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0007-8034
Another Fine Mess Assessment's Gotten Us Into: Inheriting the Gooey, Slimy, Delicious Mess of Qualitative Assessment
Stewart, Marjorie
CEA Forum, v39 n2 p107-114 Sum-Fall 2010
The questions that needed to be asked about our students' writing emerged during the process of discussing the first batch of portfolios. Again, this echoes Broad's experience. He writes, "From the standpoint of qualitative methods, this late blooming is a good thing because it means this research question could not have inappropriately guided decisions I made in collecting data" (24). Again, the quantitative approach that had been used in the past would not have led us to the central issues that we needed--and still need--to address.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania