eBook Education Reference Guide: Incorporating Tests & Exams, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835524
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835527
  • DDC: 371.260973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 120 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the role and impact of tests and exams in public schools across the U.S. The essays review a variety of tests that are given at all levels of education, evaluate the results that can be generated from the testing, and assess the potential effects and benefits of these evaluations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Grades & Report Cards.
2: Grade Point Averages.
3: Formative & Summative Assessments.
4: Student Peer Evaluation.
5: Alternative Assessment.
6: Authentic Assessment.
7: Portfolios.
8: Performance-Based Assessment.
9: High-Stakes Testing.
10: High School Exit Exams.
11: Minimum Competency Testing.
12: College Entrance Exams.
13: Norm-Referenced Testing.
14: Evaluation of Student Writing.
15: Progress Monitoring.
16: Teacher Competency Requirements.
17: Classroom Evaluation.