For Week 1: Measurement and Assessment in Teaching: Educational Testing and Assessment: Context, Issues, and Trends
Please Read Chapter 1 of Text (pp. 1-23): I have attached a Powerpoint to summarize the chapter content.
After reading the assigned chapter, please respond to the following discussion questions.
1. Briefly discuss the trends in the use of tests in educational reform efforts.
2. Idenitfy the MAJOR advantages and disadvantages of Performance-Based assessments.
3. Briefly describe actions of the federal government that are likely to influence testing and assessment in the future.
4. Briefly describe advantages and limitations of expanded uses of computer-based tests assessments.