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Dr. C. Keith Waugh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Workforce Education and Development at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Over his fifteen-year career in academia, Dr. Waugh has held numerous leadership appointments including department chair, and continues to teach both undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in student assessment, research methods, and program evaluation. Dr. Waugh is the author or co-author of over 20 books, articles, and professional papers; a frequent speaker at national conferences and other venues on the topics of assessment and evaluation; and invited regularly to conduct evaluations of post-secondary programs. In 2006, Dr. Waugh was awarded the College of Education and Human Services, Southern Illinois University Carbondale Teacher of the Year Award.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Achievement Assessment and Instruction
Chapter 2: Nature of Student Assessment
Chapter 3: Planning for Assessment
Chapter 4: Validity and Reliability
Chapter 5: Preparing and Using Achievement Tests
Chapter 6: Writing Selection Items: Multiple Choice
Chapter 7: Writing Selection Items: True-False, Matching, and Interpretive Exercise
Chapter 8: Writing Supply Items: Short Answer and Essay
Chapter 9: Performance Assessments
Chapter 10: Assessment in Distance Education
Chapter 11: Grading and Reporting
Chapter 12: Interpreting Standardized Achievement Test Scores
Chapter 13: Using Assessment in Action Research
Appendix A: Revised Edition of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
Appendix B: Self-Assessment Answer Key