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ERIC Number: EJ444309
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Creating Tests Worth Taking.
Wiggins, Grant
Educational Leadership, v49 n8 p26-33 May 1992
Offers some proven design tips, tools, and criteria for fashioning assessment tasks that are more enticing, feasible, and defensible. Typical tests tend to overassess student "knowledge" and underassess student "know-how with knowledge." Test designers should create authentic simulations rich in contextual detail, devise meaningful tasks, and develop tool kits of exemplary tasks for other teachers' use. (13 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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