Designing Effective Assessment: Principles and Profiles of Good Practice

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 12, 2010 - Education - 352 pages
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Fifteen years ago Trudy Banta and her colleagues surveyed the national landscape for the campus examples that were published in the classic work Assessment in Practice. Since then, significant advances have occurred, including the use of technology to organize and manage the assessment process and increased reliance on assessment findings to make key decisions aimed at enhancing student learning. Trudy Banta, Elizabeth Jones, and Karen Black offer 49 detailed current examples of good practice in planning, implementing, and sustaining assessment that are practical and ready to apply in new settings. This important resource can help educators put in place an effective process for determining what works and which improvements will have the most impact in improving curriculum, methods of instruction, and student services on college and university campuses.

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A great resource for anyone - those newer to assessment and those who have been carefully developing assessments for decades. This book has sections on planning and implementing assessment as well as ... Read full review

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