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Special education teacher preparation programs typically require training in delivery of standardized achievement assessments. Appropriate administration of standardized assessments in eligibility and instruaional planning process are critical. To insure production of valid assessments, pre-service teachers at Utah State University must deliver a valid checkout assessment directly to course instructors. On-campus, this process is accomplished with ease.
Updated: Jul. 28, 2008
The article explores the use of high-stakes testing and its effect on content, knowledge form and pedagogy. A qualitative metasynthesis of 49 qualitative studies indicated that the primary effect of high-stakes testing is that curricular content is narrowed to tested subjects, subject knowledge is fragmented and teachers increase the use of teacher-centered pedagogies. However, in a significant minority of cases the tests led to expanded curricular content, integration of knowledge and more student-centered pedagogies.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2008