Knowing what students know: the science and design of educational assessment
James W. Pellegrino, Naomi Chudowsky, Robert Glaser, National Research Council (U.S.). Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Committee on the Foundations of Assessment
National Academy Press, Sep 27, 2001 - Business & Economics - 366 pages
Education is a hot topic. From the stage of presidential debates to tonight's dinner table, it is an issue that most Americans are deeply concerned about. While there are many strategies for improving the educational process, we need a way to find out what works as well as what doesn't work. Educational assessment seeks to determine just how well students are learning and is an integral part of our quest for improved education. Knowing What Students Know essentially explains how expanding knowledge in the scientific fields of human learning and educational measurement can form the foundations of an improved approach to assessment.
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