ERIC Number: EJ570381
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Why Talk About Different Ways to Grade? The Shift from Traditional Assessment to Alternative Assessment.
Anderson, Rebecca S.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n74 p5-16 Sum 1998
Reasons for a national shift from traditional to alternative assessment practices are examined, and the philosophical beliefs and theoretical assumptions of traditional and alternative assessment are examined. Classroom implications of this paradigm shift for instructional strategies, formative and summative evaluation, development of rubrics used for grading, and instructor, peer, and self-evaluation are discussed. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Changing the Way We Grade Student Performance: Classroom Assessment and the New Learning Paradigm."