ERIC Number: EJ558968
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Technical and Practical Challenges in Developing Innovative Assessment Approaches for Use in Statewide Assessment Programs.
Roeber, Edward D.
Contemporary Education, v69 n1 p6-10 Fall 1997
Examines reasons why student assessment is undergoing reform, discussing how such reform may affect the nation's schools. The paper describes why school reform is occurring, notes how reform of assessment fits school reform, explains types of assessments and assessment designs, and highlights practical and technical challenges inherent in using new forms of assessment. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Educational Change, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Performance Based Assessment, Public Schools, Secondary School Students, Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation, Test Construction, Test Content, Test Length
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A