ERIC Number: EJ505267
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Ersatz Learning, Inauthentic Testing.
McClymer, John F.; Knoles, Lucia Z.
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v3 p33-50 1992
Argues that examinations and assignments shape the way students learn, read, write, and think, and that authentic testing is the most powerful step toward improved student learning. Assignments must pose real questions addressed by practitioners in the discipline in question, must make scholarly sense, and must challenge students to perform rather than simply to remember. (JB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: OAST, Miami Univ., Oxford, OH 45056.