Building a Scholarship of Assessment

Building a Scholarship of Assessment

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In this book, leading experts in the field examine the current state of assessment practice and scholarship, explore what the future holds for assessment, and offer guidance to help educators meet these new challenges. The contributors root assessment squarely in several related disciplines to provide an overview of assessment practice and scholarship that will prove useful to both the seasoned educator and those new to assessment practice. Ultimately, Building a Scholarship of Assessment will help convince skeptics who still believe outcomes assessment is a fad and will soon fade away that this is an interdisciplinary area with deep roots and an exciting future.The results of two combined experiments were reported, with the first using the essays of 807 students to create statistical predictions for the essay-grading software. The second experiment used the ratings from a separate, random sample ofanbsp;...

Title:Building a Scholarship of Assessment
Author:Trudy W. Banta
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2002-05-06


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