|•||how well students use the technology available to them to learn academic content and|
|•||how well students can transfer that knowledge to the real world.|
Accountability pressures also affect students. Increasingly, students are reporting fatigue associated with the amount of time they spend preparing for and taking standardized tests. In a recent survey conducted by graduate students for a teaching methods course, and reported in the Indianapolis Star, only 52% of student respondents indicated they tried their best on state tests, while 23% said they didn't try at all and 25% tried only sporadically (Gammil, 2005).
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Publication information: Book title: Resources for Student Assessment. Contributors: M. G. Kelly - Author, Jon Haber - Author. Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education. Place of publication: Eugene, OR. Publication year: 2006. Page number: 101.
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