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Learner-centered assessment on college campuses : shifting the focus from teaching to learning / Mary E. Huba, Jann E. Freed.

Huba, Mary E. (Author). Freed, Jann E. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library LB 2331 .H83 2000 30775305532393 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0205287387
  • ISBN: 9780205287383
  • Physical Description: xviii, 286 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2000.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Experiencing a paradigm shift through assessment -- Understanding hallmarks of learner-centered teaching and assessment -- Applying principles of good practice in learner-centered assessment -- Setting direction with intended learning outcomes -- Using feedback from students to improve learning -- Using rubrics to provide feedback to students -- Assessing students' ability to think critically and solve problems -- Using portfolios to promote, support, and evaluate learning -- Shifting the paradigm: individual and organizational implications.
Summary, etc.:
"This resource is a well constructed introduction to learner-centered assessment, complete with practical, ready-to-implement assessment techniques. Designed to bring you up to speed quickly, the book is grounded in the principles of constructivist learning theory and continuous improvement. It helps you to connect with what you already know about assessment, integrate that knowledge with new information, and try new approaches to enhance your students' learning. You see clearly what it means to shift from a teacher-centered paradigm of instruction to a learner-centered paradigm."--Jacket.
Subject: College teaching.
College students > Rating of.
Learning > Evaluation.
Educational tests and measurements.
Summary: "This resource is a well constructed introduction to learner-centered assessment, complete with practical, ready-to-implement assessment techniques. Designed to bring you up to speed quickly, the book is grounded in the principles of constructivist learning theory and continuous improvement. It helps you to connect with what you already know about assessment, integrate that knowledge with new information, and try new approaches to enhance your students' learning. You see clearly what it means to shift from a teacher-centered paradigm of instruction to a learner-centered paradigm."--Jacket.

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