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Educative assessment : designing assessments to inform and improve student performance

Author: Grant P Wiggins
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©1998.
Series: Jossey-Bass education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the elements of educative, or learning-centered, assessment; presents a logical order and criteria for considering assessment design elements; and looks at the implications of the design work.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wiggins, Grant P., 1950-
Educative assessment.
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©1998
(OCoLC)622029276
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Grant P Wiggins
ISBN: 0787908487 9780787908485
OCLC Number: 37955806
Description: xxi, 361 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Educative assessment: a vision --
Part one: Essential elements of assessment --
Chapter 2: Ensuring authentic performance --
Chapter 3: Providing ongoing feedback --
Chapter 4: Promoting student understanding --
Part two: Designing assessments --
Chapter 5: Standards and criteria --
Chapter 6: Individual performance tasks --
Chapter 7: Scoring rubrics --
Part three: Applications and implications --
Chapter 8: Portfolio as evidence --
Chapter 9: Curriculum and instruction --
Chapter 10: Grading and reporting --
Chapter 11: Teaching and accountability --
Part four: Changing the system --
Chapter 12: Feasibility: real and imagined --
Chapter 13: Next steps.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass education series.
Responsibility: Grant Wiggins.
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