Posner, George J., "The Role of Student Assessment in Curriculum Reform," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer, 1994), 91-99.


Sets forth the traditional belief system associated with student assessment, critiques that system, and provides an alternate belief system for authentic assessment.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Evaluation of Instruction, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Student Assessment


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