Guidelines for Using Portfolios in Assessment and Evaluation In selecting assessment tools and procedures, school-based speech-language pathologists are frequently faced with the dilemma of meeting stringent district, state, and federal regulations while trying to evaluate the language and communication of learners in ways that are holistic and educationally relevant. The purpose of this article is to provide guidelines ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1998
Guidelines for Using Portfolios in Assessment and Evaluation
 
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  • Annette Manning Kratcoski, PhD
    Summit County Schools, 402 Washington Avenue, Suite 200, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
  • Contact author: Annette Manning Kratcoski, PhD, Summit County Schools, 402 Washington Avenue, Suite 200, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221.
    Contact author: Annette Manning Kratcoski, PhD, Summit County Schools, 402 Washington Avenue, Suite 200, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221.×
  • Corresponding author: Email: annettek@summit.k12.oh.us
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1998
Guidelines for Using Portfolios in Assessment and Evaluation
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1998, Vol. 29, 3-10. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2901.03
History: Received November 21, 1995 , Accepted January 7, 1997
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1998, Vol. 29, 3-10. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2901.03
History: Received November 21, 1995; Accepted January 7, 1997

In selecting assessment tools and procedures, school-based speech-language pathologists are frequently faced with the dilemma of meeting stringent district, state, and federal regulations while trying to evaluate the language and communication of learners in ways that are holistic and educationally relevant. The purpose of this article is to provide guidelines for the use of portfolios for conducting various types of speech-language evaluations and assessments in school settings. Emphasis will be placed on the use of portfolios as a tool for functional assessment.

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