The Changing Nature of Educational Assessment

  title={The Changing Nature of Educational Assessment},
  author={Randy E. Bennett},
  journal={Review of Research in Education},
  pages={370 - 407}
  • R. Bennett
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Education
  • Review of Research in Education
O the surface, this chapter concerns the evolution of educational assessment from a paper-based technology to an electronic one. On a deeper level, that evolution is more substantive. As has been noted, that evolution can be viewed in terms of developmental stages (Bennett, 1998, 2010b; Bunderson, Inouye, & Olsen, 1989). In the first section of this chapter, those stages are briefly described and used to place the new generation of assessments being created by the two comprehensive Common Core… 
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