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Curriculum Based Assessment

Scope Note: 
Direct and frequent measurement of student performance on the classroom curriculum in order to ascertain student instructional needs -- used principally for instructional decision making, the approach also supports screening, placement, and monitoring in special education.
Category: Educational Process: Classroom Perspectives
Broader Terms
Student Evaluation
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Curriculum Based Measurement
Curriculum Referenced Assessment
Related Terms
Criterion Referenced Tests
Curriculum Development
Diagnostic Teaching
Educational Testing
Evaluation Methods
Individualized Education Programs
Individualized Instruction
Informal Assessment
Special Education
Added to ERIC: 10/20/1993