ERIC Number: EJ446660
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Performance Assessment in Science.
Shavelson, Richard J.; And Others
Applied Measurement in Education, v4 n4 p347-62 1991
Guidelines for developing performance assessments in science education allied with current research and reform are presented. The guidelines are applied to 3 hands-on science investigations performed by over 300 fifth and sixth graders and scored by science educators. Although difficult to develop, such assessments can be scored reliably. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Simulation, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6, Guidelines, Intermediate Grades, Measures (Individuals), Notetaking, Performance Based Assessment, Science Education, Science Tests, Student Evaluation, Test Construction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with title "Performance Assessment."