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Re: Praxis II Survey
Posted by Roy on 10/24/03
(5) Comments

    On 10/21/03, jamie wrote:
    > Hello Dan. I do not know if you want a response to this
    > question, but I will give it anyway. NO I DO NOT FEEL THE
    > PRAXIS II CONTENT KNOWLEDGE EXAM IS VALID!!! I believe it
    > is pretty clear how I feel about the praxis. I would rather
    > have to prepare a portfolio for two years than to have to
    > take the praxis! The praxis questions ( I feel) do not
    > measure my knowledge. In all of my Master level class, the
    > instructors preach about not to assess students on just
    > test. Then why is the praxis the only way one is assessed!
    > Sorry if you do not need this info- I just had to let
    > someone know how I feel.
    >
    > On 1/06/03, Dan wrote:
    >> Hi and Happy New Year,
    >>
    >> I'm conducting a one question survey. If you have
    >> taken the Praxis II Content Knowledge Exam in your
    >> discipline, did you find the exam valid? Yes or No and
    >> Why or why not? This information will be used to
    >> determine whether or not to use this exam as a measure of
    >> content knowledge for teachers applying for advanced
    >> compensation. We already have portfolio and performance
    >> measurements, but we are trying to determine which exam
    >> would be appropriate to get an objective measure of
    >> content knowledge.
    >>
    >> Thanks for your help,
    >> Dan
    >>
    >>
    >>