"An excellent, well-written, and thorough analysis of the major issues relevant to classroom assessment in higher education."
Catherine S. Taylor, associate professor of education, University of Washington
Discusses the quality of individual student assessments in higher education courses and their composite effect on course grades. Reviews the literature on making classroom assessments and their impact on the science of student assessment. Such activity requires instructional skill, interest, and a disposition toward clarity and fairness. Brookhart discusses such critical issues and suggests resources for further study.