ERIC Number: EJ534857
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Rhetoric and Reality in Science Performance Assessments: An Update.
Ruiz-Primo, Maria Araceli; Shavelson, Richard J.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v33 n10 p1045-63 Dec 1996
Addresses the rhetoric of performance assessment with research on important claims about science performance assessments. Discusses findings related to concepts and terminology, sensitivity to task and method, higher-order thinking skills, cost, impact on teaching and understanding, and professional development. Presents a conceptual framework to guide the development and evaluation of performance assessments. (35 references) (Author/JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A