ERIC Number: EJ794484
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
Reference Count: 27
Assessment Benefits and Barriers: What Are You Committed to?
Gallo, Anne Marie; Sheehy, Deborah; Patton, Kevin; Griffin, Linda
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), v77 n8 p46-50 Oct 2006
This article focuses on teachers' views of assessment, specifically the common barriers and benefits of assessing students in physical education. Physical educators were asked about the benefits and barriers of using assessment in physical education. These teachers expressed the following barriers: grading students on skill levels and abilities, time constraints, class size, and record keeping. This article also examines teachers' common concerns and questions relative to selected research on assessment and provides practical suggestions for overcoming barriers.
Descriptors: Physical Education, Performance Based Assessment, Multiple Intelligences, Time Factors (Learning), Class Size, Recordkeeping, Information Technology, Scheduling, Time Management
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
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