The Role of Cognition in Educational Assessment Design. Joanna S. Gorin Arizona State University. Overview. The need for cognitively-based assessment. Defining cognitive models and their properties. Tools for cognitively-based assessment design and analysis.
Joanna S. Gorin
Arizona State University
Such assessments shall produce individual student interpretive, descriptive, and diagnostic reports…that allow parents, teachers, and principals to understand and address the specific academic needs of students, and include information regarding achievement on academic assessments aligned with State academic achievement standards, and that are provided to parents, teachers, and principals as soon as is practicably possible after the assessment is given, in an understandable and uniform format, and to the extent practicable, in a language that parents can understand.
NCLB Part A Subpart 1 Sec. 2221(b)3(C)(xii), 2001
Item / Test QuestionGeneral Model of Cognitively-Based Assessment Design