New assessments, better instruction? : designing assessment systems to promote instructional improvement

This report reviews the literature on how assessment affects teaching practice and the conditions that moderate that relationship. The authors identify a wide variety of effects that testing might have on teachers' activities in the classroom and a number of conditions that affect the impact th...

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Main Author: Faxon-Mills, Susannah
Other Authors: Hamilton, Laura S., Rudnick, Mollie, Stecher, Brian M.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica RAND Corporation 2013, 2013
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This report reviews the literature on how assessment affects teaching practice and the conditions that moderate that relationship. The authors identify a wide variety of effects that testing might have on teachers' activities in the classroom and a number of conditions that affect the impact that assessment may have on practice
Item Description:"Sponsored by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation."
Physical Description:xi, 50 pages
ISBN:9780833081889
0833081888