The Art and Science of Classroom Assessment: The Missing Part of Pedagogyreviewed by Jeffrey K. Smith — 2001
The purpose of The Art and Science of Classroom Assessment:
The Missing Part of Pedagogy is, in the words of the author,
...to provide college and university instructors with a working
knowledge of classroom assessment practices and an overview of the
literature about classroom assessment in higher education." (p.
She accomplishes both tasks with clarity and an efficient
writing style. This book is to the point, conversational in tone
and neither patronizes nor overwhelms the reader. The Art and
Science of Classroom Assessment would be the book I would
recommend to a colleague from the arts and sciences who was looking
for help in this area. In fact, I would recommend it to any
beginning faculty member without prior teaching experience. That is
how important getting assessment right is at the college level.
The Art and Science of Classroom Assessment: The Missing Part
of Pedagogy is part of a series published by the Association
for the Study of Higher Education and the ERIC Clearinghouse... (preview truncated at 150 words.) Title:
The Art and Science of Classroom Assessment: The Missing Part of PedagogyAuthor(s):
Susan M. BrookhartPublisher:
The George Washington University Press, WashingtonISBN:
1999Search for book at Amazon.com
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- Jeffrey Smith
Jeffrey K. Smith is a Professor in the Educational Statistics and Measurement Program in the Department of Educational Psychology at the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University.