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Baker, E. L. (1998). Model-based performance assessment. (CSE Tech. Rep. No. 465). Los Angeles: University of California, Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing (CRESST).

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Borko, H., Flory, M., & Cumbo, K. (1993). Teachers’ ideas and practices about assessment and instruction: A case study of the effects of alternative assessment in instruction, student learning and accountability practices. (CSE Tech. Rep. No. 366). Los Angeles: University of California, Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing (CRESST).

Borko, H., Mayfield, V., Marion, S. F., Flexer, R. J., & Cumbo, K. (1997). Teachers’ developing ideas and practices about mathematics performance assessment: Successes, stumbling blocks, and implications for professional development. (CSE Tech. Rep. No. 423). Los Angeles: University of California, Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing (CRESST).

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Dietel, R. (1993). What works in performance assessment? In Evaluation Comment Newsletter [On-line]. Available: http://www.cresst96.cse.ucla.edu/CRESST/Newsletters/CSP93.PDF

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Fuchs, L. S. (1995). Connecting performance assessment to instruction: A comparison of behavioral assessment, mastery learning, curriculum-based measurement, and performance assessment. ERIC Digest, ED381984 [On-line]. Available: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed381984.html

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Stiggins, R. (1995). Creating sound classroom assessments. [Film]. (Available from Assessment Training Institute, 503 W. 2nd Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97204, http://www.assessmentist.com/products.html)

Stiggins, R. J. (1997). Student-centered classroom assessment. (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ and Columbus, OH: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

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Stiggins, R. J. (1988). Revitalizing classroom assessment: The highest instructional priority. Phi Delta Kappan, 69, 363-368.

Stiggins, R. J., Quellmalz, E., & Ruble, E. (1988). Assessing higher order thinking skills in the classroom: A teacher's handbook (rev. ed). Washington, DC: National Education Association.

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U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment. (1992, February). Testing in American schools: Asking the right questions. (OTA-SET-519). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Wiggins, G. P. (1993). Assessing student performance: Exploring the purpose and limits of testing. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Wittrock, M. C., & Baker, E. L. (Eds.) (1991). Testing and cognition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Wolf, D., Bixby, J., Glenn, J. G., & Gardner, H. (1991). To use their minds well: Investigating new forms of student assessment. In G. Grant (Ed.), Review of research in education (No. 17). Washington, D.C.: American Educational Research Association.

 

See also:

additional standards and targets resources
additional tasks resources
additional rubrics resources

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