ERIC Number: EJ554706
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Students' Knowledge and Faculty Members' Expectations: The Case for Classroom Assessment.
Eckert, Craig M.; Bower, Douglas J.; Stiff, Krista S.; Hinkle, Abby J.; Davis, Andrew R.
Teaching Sociology, v25 n2 p150-59 Apr 1997
Demonstrates the usefulness of classroom assessment in reducing the number of underprepared students. Recommends that faculty use classroom assessment techniques very early in the semester to determine students' knowledge level. Maintains that a vast dichotomy exists between teachers' assumptions regarding students' knowledge and what they actually know. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
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