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ERIC Number: EJ793307
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 51
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1534-5084
Instructionally Useful Assessment in the Social Studies
Harniss, Mark K.
Assessment for Effective Intervention, v31 n2 p23-37 2006
This article explores instructionally useful assessment in the social studies. In the first section, the concept of usefulness is discussed as a function of the alignment between goals, instruction, and assessment. Next, three approaches to instructionally useful assessment are reported, followed by a case scenario suggesting how these disparate approaches may be combined to provide a system of assessment that informs instructional practices in the social studies. Finally, the need for treatment utility research to validate the use of these assessment tools is discussed. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A