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A sense of direction in criterion-referenced assessment
Studies in Educational Evaluation (1986)
  • Geoff N Masters
  • John Evans
Abstract

This paper describes some experimental work undertaken by the authors with teachers in a number of Australian schools to provide criterion-referenced assessments of student achievement. In these investigations we work closely with individual teachers using assessment materials developed within each school. We analyze students' performances on these materials, provide teachers with computergenerated reports, and assist teachers to use these reports to monitor the progress of their students and to diagnose individual strengths and weaknesses.

Keywords
  • Criterion referenced assessment,
  • Achievement rating,
  • Criterion referenced tests,
  • Diagnostic teaching,
  • Mathematics achievement,
  • Primary school mathematics,
  • Student assessment
Publication Date
1986
Citation Information
Geoff N Masters and John Evans. "A sense of direction in criterion-referenced assessment" Studies in Educational Evaluation Vol. 12 Iss. 3 (1986)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/geoff_masters/193/