A. Conduct an interview with 1) a current teacher OR 2) a current school admini

A. Conduct an interview with 1) a current teacher OR 2) a current school administrator. Discuss the subject’s experiences with assessment. You may find it useful to record the interview.
A few questions to consider in your interview:
How do they use assessment in their classroom, school, or district?
What kinds of assessments do they use? How do they go about creating them?
How does assessment inform instruction and other aspects of school programming?
What do they find useful/not useful about teacher-created and standardized assessment?
How does the current culture of accountability affect them personally? Why?
B. Conduct an interview with any student, preferably K-12, but a vocational, college or graduate student would be fine as well. Discuss the subject’s experiences with assessment. You may find it useful to record the interview.
A few questions to consider in your interview (if interviewing a younger student, be sure to use developmentally appropriate language):
When you think about assessment, what comes to mind?
What kinds of assessments do you like? Dislike? Why?
What makes assessments fair or unfair?
Why is assessment necessary?
Submit a 4-6 page (double spaced) paper in which you use the course readings to analyze both of your interviewees’ experiences with assessment. Give a short explanation of each person’s experiences to frame your discussion. What did you learn from each person? Did it make you think about anything in particular that we have discussed in class thus far? How do the interviewees’ experiences reflect what you know about good assessment, the purposes of assessment, etc., as indicated in the readings, lecture notes, and through class discussion. Be sure to support your analyses with ideas from the readings, including both the text and other articles assigned in class. Use proper APA form for your citations.
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Analysis of interviewee perspectives Discusses many important course concepts as a mechanism for analyzing the perspectives of the interviewees. Clearly frames the interviewees’ ideas and experiences. Discusses several important course concepts as a mechanism for analyzing the perspectives of the interviewees. Clearly frames the interviewees’ ideas and experiences Discusses several course concepts but does not use these concepts to clearly analyze the perspectives of the interviewees. Describes the interviewees’ ideas and experiences. Does not clearly analyze the interviews with respect to the course concepts.
Theoretical support for analyses Analysis is well-supported by numerous specific ideas from three or more course readings. Analysis is well-supported by specific ideas from three or more course readings. Analysis is supported by ideas from one or more course readings. Analysis is inadequately supported by course readings.
Writing Paper is well-organized, flows well, and demonstrates impeccable grammar and spelling. Paper is not written at a level expected of graduate students.
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You should also begin creating a log as these and future videos will count toward this term’s fieldwork. You should note the title of the video, length, and if you can tell, the following: type of school (rural, urban, suburban, public, private, charter), grade level of students, ethnicity of students, linguistic diversity of students, etc.
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