Title page for ETD etd-06062008-165437


Type of Document Dissertation
Author Anderson, Rebecca Sue
URN etd-06062008-165437
Title Exploring alternative assessment :a democratic approach to student self-assessment in a reading methods class
Degree PhD
Department Curriculum and Instruction
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Niles, Jerome A. Committee Chair
Allen, Katherine R. Committee Member
Busching, Beverly Committee Member
Harris, Larry A. Committee Member
Lalik, Rosary V. Committee Member
Magliaro, Susan G. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Experiential learning
Date of Defense 1993-04-04
Availability restricted
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore student self-assessment in a reading methods class. The study is the result of my interest in alternative assessment practices in teacher education; specifically, I am searching for ways to eliminate the barriers often found in traditional assessment that inhibit constructive relationships between student learning and assessment processes. I selected an ethnographic method to capture the meaning of student self-assessment as the instructor and the preservice teachers were living the experience. Primary data collection sources included a survey questionnaire, interviews, field notes, various site artifacts and journals. All data were transcribed and coded for themes.

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