Assessing Student Performance: Exploring the Purpose and Limits of Testing

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What is assessment and how does testing differ from it? Why will a move to performance tests, by itself, not provide us with an adequate system of student assessment? How might we better "test our tests" beyond the technical standards that now apply? And why won't increased national testing offer us the accountability of schools we so sorely need? In this book, Grant P. Wiggins clarifies the limits of testing in an assessment system. Beginning with the premise that student assessment should improve performance, not just ...

Assessing Student Performance: Exploring the Purpose and Limits of Testing 1999, John Wiley & Sons, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780787950477

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Assessing Student Performance: Exploring the Purpose and Limits of Testing 1993, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9781555425920

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