Established as the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing in 1966, CRESST celebrates its 50th year.
Eva Baker, Greg Chung, and Li Cai were featured in the 100th anniversary issue of the Review of Research in Education Journal, published by the American Education Research Association (AERA). Their chapter titled, “Assessment Gaze, Refraction, and Blur: The Course of Achievement Testing in the Past 100 Years,” includes definitions and explanations of contemporary tests; significant work 19th Century by Horace Mann and Herbert Spencer; policy impacts on assessment; perspectives on innovation in technology and in quantitative analysis; and future prospects for assessment.
To read, “Assessment Gaze, Refraction, and Blur,” click here.
For more about UCLA CRESST, click here.
Above: UCLA Professor of Education and Psychology Li Cai is the director of CRESST.
Photo by Jennifer Young