The Art and Science of Classroom Assessment: The Missing Part of Pedagogy / Edition 1

The Art and Science of Classroom Assessment: The Missing Part of Pedagogy / Edition 1

by Susan M. Brookhart, AEHE Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 1878380893

ISBN-13: 9781878380890

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Wiley

"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

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"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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878380890
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
J-B ASHE Higher Education Report Series (AEHE) Series, #85
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Defining Student Learning for Assessment.

Ensuring the Quality of Classroom Assessment Information.

Options for Classroom Assessment.

Assessment in the Disciplines.

Grading.

Grade Distributions and Grading Policies.

Conclusions and Further Resources for Faculty.

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