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The art and science of classroom assessment : the missing part of pedagogy

Author: Susan M Brookhart; ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education.; George Washington University.; Association for the Study of Higher Education.
Publisher: Washington, DC : George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, 1999.
Series: ASHE-ERIC higher education report, v. 27, no. 1.
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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  Read more...
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Title: The art and science of classroom assessment : the missing part of pedagogy /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Brookhart; ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education.; George Washington University.; Association for the Study of Higher Education.
ISBN: 1878380893; 9781878380890
ISSN: 0884-0040 ;
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-102) and index.
Content: 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 -- Tables.
Description: x, 121 pages ; 23 cm.
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 -- Tables.
Responsibility: Susan M. Brookhart ; prepared by ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, the George Washington University, in cooperation with ASHE, Association for the Study of Higher Education.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brookhart, Susan M. Art and science of classroom assessment. Washington, DC : George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, 1999 (OCoLC)622100333
Year: 1999.
Publisher: Washington, DC : George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 99063955
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: LB2822.75; Dewey No.: 378.16
Corporate Author: ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education.; George Washington University.; Association for the Study of Higher Education.
Series: ASHE-ERIC higher education report,; Number: v. 27, no. 1; ISSN: 0884-0040 ;; Variation: ASHE-ERIC higher education report ; v. 27, no. 1.
OCLC No.: 42215651

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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.
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"As the research in college classroom assessment continues to grow, college instructors are likely to need a brief, yet comprehensive review of the literature. This monograph presents information in Read more...

 
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