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National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST)

This report provides an overview of what was known about alternative assessment at the time that the article was written in 1991. Topics include beliefs about assessment reform, overview of alternative assessment including research knowledge, evidence of assessment impact, and critical features of alternative assessment. The author notes that in the short term, alternative assessment will generate negative news about student learning and will require massive support to make it a successful reform strategy. (Contains 5 tables and 3 footnotes.)

Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Research, Performance Based Assessment, Literature Reviews, Military Service, Check Lists, Simulation, Test Bias, Test Validity

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Author: Baker, Eva L.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=3629&id=ED512658







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