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ERIC Number: EJ559067
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1066-5684
Alternative Assessment and Successful School Reform: Power, Participation, and Equity.
Smith, Joye
Equity & Excellence in Education, v30 n3 p61-70 Dec 1997
Contrasts traditional U.S. educational assessment with alternative or authentic assessment. Examples of alternative assessment are provided from a study of portfolio-writing assessment in which students were evaluated on the basis of carefully revised work collected over an entire school term. Discusses three ways in which alternative assessment is essential to successful school reform. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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