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Portfolio Assessment

Scope Note: 
Systematic collection of a student's work samples, records of observation, test results, etc., over a period of time for the purpose of evaluating student growth and achievement -- used occasionally with populations other than students (Note: Prior to Dec94, "Portfolios (Background Materials)" was used, usually with "Student Evaluation," to index this concept)
Category: Educational Process: Classroom Perspectives
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Alternative Assessment
Evaluation Methods
Informal Assessment
Performance Based Assessment
Portfolios (Background Materials)
Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Student Evaluation
Student Records
Writing Evaluation
Added to ERIC: 12/13/1994