Assessment Literature



Surrounding Decisions Using Standardized Testing

Eisner, 2001.pdf

Raywid, 2002.pdf

Reid, Nikel, & Scott, 2006.pdf

Shulman, 1987.pdf

Archbald & Newmann, 1988.pdf

Thompson, 2001.pdf

Ralph and Keller, 1994.pdf

Oakes, 1989.pdf

Klockars, 1999.pdf

Hanushek, 1979.pdf

Bryk & Hermanson, 1993.pdf

Anderson, 1982.pdf

Other literature demonstrating the constraining effects of standardized testing on curriculum and instruction

  1. Templin, M.A. (2008). Making problematic standardized assessment for teacher accountability: Using political theory to guide science teacher education research. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 19, 5, 413-416.

  2. Malekan, M. (2008). Battlegrounds for Control: A Critical Review of the Ontario Grade 1-8 Science Curriculum. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 8, 2, 169 – 187.

  3. Cimbricz, S. (2003). State-mandated testing and teachers’ beliefs and practice. Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 10, 2.

  4. Kauffman, D., Johnson, S. M., Kardos, S. M., Liu, E., & Peske, H. G. (2002). "Lost at sea": New teachers' experiences with curriculum and assessment. Teachers College Record, 104(2), 273-300.

  5. Smith, M.L., & Fey, P. (2000). Validity and accountability in high-stakes testing. Journal of Teacher Education, 51, 5, 334-344.

  6. Abrams, L.M. , Pedulla, J.J., & Madaus, G.M. (2003). Views from the classroom: Teachers' opinions of statewide testing programs. Theory into Practice, 42, 1, 18-29.

  7. Mcneil, L.M. (2000). Sameness, bureaucracy, and the myth of educational equity: The TAAS system of testing in Texas public schools. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences,  22, 4, 508-523.

  8. Firestone, W.A., Mayrowetz, D., & Fairman, J. (1998). Performance-based assessment and instructional change: The effects of testing in Maine and Mary- land. Educational  Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 20(2), 95-117.

  9. Poole, D. (1994). Routine testing practices and the linguistic construction of knowledge. Cognition and Instruction, 12, 125 - 150. Shepard, L. A., (1991). Will national tests improve student learning? Phi Delta Kappan, 72, 232-238.

  10. Darling-Hammond, L. (1991). The implications of testing policy for quality and equality. The Phi Delta Kappan, 73, 3, 220-225

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