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Pedagogy Journal Club: Low Stakes Assessments: Increasing Student Learning or Decreasing Motivation?

This event is part of series:

December 7, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Franziska Maria Mueller, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Required Readings:

Cotner, S., & Ballen, C.J. (2017). Can mixed assessment methods make biology classes more equitable? PLoS One,12(12). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189610 -- LINK

Steedle, J. T., & Grochowalski, J. (2017). The Effect of Stakes on Accountability Test Scores and Pass Rates. Educational Assessment,22(2); pp. 111-123. DOI: 10.1080/10627197.2017.1309276 -- LINK

Recommended Readings:

Gunzenhauser, M. G. (2003). High-Stakes Testing and the Default Philosophy of Education. Theory Into Practice,42(1); pp. 51-58. DOI: 10.1207/s15430421tip4201_7 -- LINK

Terada, Y. (2002). The Psychological Toll of High-Stakes Testing. Edutopia, George Lucas Educational Foundation. Blog -- LINK