Metrics

Views
903

In This Chapter

The Classroom Assessment of Reading

Authored by: Peter P. Afflerbach , Byeong-Young Cho

Handbook of Reading Research

Print publication date:  October  2010
Online publication date:  March  2011

Print ISBN: 9780805853421
eBook ISBN: 9780203840412
Adobe ISBN: 9781136891427

10.4324/9780203840412.ch21

 Download Chapter

 

Abstract

In this chapter we examine the contributions that different traditions of research and inquiry make to the conceptualization and use of classroom reading assessment. Understandings of reading and assessment are informed by research in psychology and psychometrics, as well as sociology, discourse studies, politics, and economics. All of these disciplines provide lenses through which the usefulness of reading assessment can be examined. An overarching goal of the chapter is to make legitimate inferences about classroom assessment that enhances teaching and learning, just as assessment allows for the inference of student, teacher, and school achievement.

 Cite
Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.