Using the Method of Pairwise Comparison to Obtain Reliable Teacher Assessments

  title={Using the Method of Pairwise Comparison to Obtain Reliable Teacher Assessments},
  author={SANDRA HELDSINGER and Stephen M. Humphry},
Demands for accountability have seen the implementation of large scale testing programs in Australia and internationally. There is, however, a growing body of evidence to show that externally imposed testing programs do not have a sustained impact on student achievement. It has been argued that teacher assessment is more effective in raising student achievement levels. However, it is also often argued that teacher assessments are less reliable than the results of testing programs. This paper… CONTINUE READING
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