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ERIC Number: EJ450878
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-1046-6193
Verbal Confusion. Misuse of the Words Test and Assessment Is Muddying the Waters of School Reform.
Mitchell, Ruth
Teacher Magazine, v3 n9 p34-35 Aug 1992
Examines differences between tests and assessments, two incompatible models of education. Performance assessments make different demands on students than tests, with active application of knowledge and skill to problems. Assessment systems develop students' intellectual, social, and emotional abilities. They require a change in purpose and attitude throughout the educational system. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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