ERIC Number: EJ533442
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
On Becoming Assessment Literate: An Initial Look at Preservice Teachers' Beliefs and Practices.
Lomax, Richard G.
Teacher Educator, v31 n4 p292-303 Spr 1996
Researchers followed preservice elementary teachers from just before their assessment course through student teaching. Journals, assessments, and interviews indicated that they needed hands-on experience in grading, handling difficult parent conferences, handling the pressures of mandated standardized tests, and working with cooperating teachers who have different assessment philosophies and practices. (SM)
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Evaluation Methods, Grading, Higher Education, Informal Assessment, Parent Teacher Conferences, Preservice Teacher Education, Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation, Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teachers, Testing
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A