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ERIC Number: EJ585541
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1070-9533
Bringing the Brain into Assessment.
Caine, Geoffrey; Caine, Renate Nummela
High School Magazine, v6 n5 p8-12 Mar 1999
Brain research explains why testing for surface knowledge (memorization) reveals relatively little about real, usable knowledge. Assessment must contribute to real-world experience, relate to real-world performance, can never be fully translated into representative symbols or numbers, and can induce both helplessness (interference with meaningful learning) and challenge. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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