ERIC Number: EJ484914
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Helping Educators to Develop and Use Alternative Assessments: Barriers and Facilitators.
Aschbacher, Pamela R.
Educational Policy, v8 n2 p202-23 Jun 1994
Describes project that provided technical assistance to elementary and secondary teachers at six sites while collecting data on problems encountered and educators' evolving concepts of alternative assessment. Key difficulties in understanding were teachers' focus on classroom activities rather than student goals, uncertainty about specifying criteria dimensions and desired performance levels for judging student work, anxiety about high stakes assessments. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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