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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Beyond tests and quizzes.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2007
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard J Mezeske; Barbara A Mezeske
|Description:||xxiv, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||About the authors --
Introduction : Why these assessment opportunities make sense in a world where assessment of factual knowledge has taken hold / Elizabeth Gayton --
1. Why creative assessment? / Richard J. Mezeske, Barbara A. Mezeske --
2. Concept mapping : assessing pre-service teachers' understanding and knowledge / Richard J. Mezeske --
3. Getting creative in a required course : variable grading, learning logs, and authentic testing / Barbara A. Mezeske --
4. "From now on you'll be history" : the transition from memorization to analysis / Janis M. Gibbs --
5. Resurrecting the lab practical / Kathy Winnett-Murray --
6. Exams as learning experiences : one nutty idea after another / Thomas Smith --
7. Web-based instruction and assessment in a German culture course / Lee Forester --
8. Challenging students (and the professor) to use all of their brains : a semester-long exercise in thinking styles and synthesis / Elizabeth A. Trembley --
9. Demonstrating synthesis : technology assessment tools for field experience learning / Susan Cherup. 10. Assessing an engineering design team project : build it, and they will come / Michael Misovich, Roger Veldman --
11. Tracking learning over time in health care education using clinical proficiency transcripts / Richard Ray --
12. Verbing the noun : grammar in action / Rhoda Janzen --
13. Hands-on assessment can work for pre-service elementary teachers / Mary DeYoung --
14. Building assignments within community : assessment in the real world / David B. Schock --
Conclusion : Do classroom assessment techniques improve student learning and fulfill larger assessment goals? / Scott VanderStoep, Carla Reyes --
|Responsibility:||Richard J. Mezeske, Barbara A. Mezeske, editors.|
Because the drive toward external assessment speaks almost exclusively in terms of standardized testing, we need to be reminded of the internal purposes of assessment: measuring learning for both student and teacher so that instruction can be adjusted and improved.
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