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