CART

(0) items

Assessment of Student Achievement,9780205366101

Assessment of Student Achievement

by
Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780205366101

ISBN10:
0205366104
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
List Price: $50.40
More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $0.69
See Prices

Rent Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Related Products


  • Assessment of Student Achievement
    Assessment of Student Achievement
  • Assessment of Student Achievement
    Assessment of Student Achievement
  • Assessment of Student Achievement
    Assessment of Student Achievement




Summary

This text is a balanced, concise, and practical guide for testing and performance assessment linked to effective classroom instruction and learning. Assessment of Student Achievement, Seventh Edition, emphasizes that assessment is a broad term that includes testing and performance assessment, each used where it is most appropriate. Valid assessment is necessary for effective instruction with a goal of improved student learning. A portion of the text is devoted to each of the following topics: how to prepare and use classroom tests and performance assessments and how to assign grades and interpret standardized test scores to students and parents. The material is presented in a simple, direct, and understandable manner.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Achievement Assessment and Instruction
1(13)
Relation between Instruction and Assessment
3(1)
Assessment in the Instructional Process
4(5)
Other Ways Assessment Can Aid Learning
9(2)
Teachers' Standards for Student Assessment
11(1)
Summary of Points
12(1)
References and Additional Reading
13(1)
Nature of Student Assessment
14(17)
Major Types of Assessment Methods
15(3)
Guidelines for Effective Student Assessment
18(5)
Validity and Reliability in Assessment Planning
23(4)
Norm-Referenced and Criterion-Referenced Assessment
27(2)
Summary of Points
29(1)
References and Additional Reading
30(1)
Planning for Assessment
31(29)
Types of Intended Learning Outcomes
32(1)
Role of Instructional Objectives
33(3)
Preparing and Using an Achievement Test
36(2)
Specifying the Instructional Objectives
38(2)
Preparing the Test Specifications
40(3)
Considerations in Constructing Relevant Test Items
43(6)
General Guidelines for Item Writing
49(2)
Arranging the Items in the Test
51(1)
Preparing Directions
52(1)
Reviewing and Evaluating the Assembled Test
53(1)
Administering and Scoring the Test
54(1)
Analyzing the Effectiveness of Test Items
55(3)
Summary of Points
58(1)
References and Additional Reading
59(1)
Writing Selection Items: Multiple Choice
60(23)
Nature of Multiple- Choice Items
60(2)
Uses of Multiple- Choice Items
62(5)
Rules for Writing Multiple- Choice Items
67(15)
Summary of Points
82(1)
References and Additional Reading
82(1)
Writing Selection Items: True-False, Matching, and Intrepretive Exercise
83(17)
True-False Items
84(6)
Matching Items
90(3)
The Interpretive Exercise
93(5)
Summary of Points
98(1)
References and Additional Reading
99(1)
Writing Supply Items: Short Answer and Essay
100(16)
Short-Answer Items
101(4)
Essay Questions
105(9)
Summary of Points
114(1)
References and Additional Reading
115(1)
Traditional Performance Assessments of Skills and Products
116(23)
Components of Performance Skills
117(1)
Stating Objectives for Performance Assessment
118(1)
Restricted and Extended Performance Tasks
119(1)
Steps in Preparing Performance Assessments
120(1)
Specifying the Performance Outcomes
120(3)
Selecting the Focus of the Assessment
123(1)
Selecting an Appropriate Degree of Realism
124(2)
Selecting the Performance Situation
126(5)
Selecting the Method of Observing, Recording, and Scoring
131(5)
Improving Performance Assessments
136(1)
Summary of Points
137(1)
References and Additional Reading
138(1)
Expanded Performance Assessments
139(18)
Ways to Expand Traditional Performance Assessment
141(2)
Using Performance Tasks as Prompts
143(4)
Using Student Projects for Performance Assessment
147(6)
Evaluating Student Projects
153(2)
Summary of Points
155(1)
References and Additional Reading
156(1)
Portfolio Assessment
157(12)
Advantages of Using Classroom Portfolios
158(1)
Planning for the Use of Portfolios
159(4)
Evaluating the Portfolio
163(4)
Summary of Points
167(1)
References and Additional Reading
168(1)
Grading and Reporting
169(14)
Selecting the Basis for Grading
170(5)
Combining Data for Grading
175(3)
Guidelines for Effective and Fair Grading
178(1)
Reporting to Students and Parents
179(2)
Summary of Points
181(1)
References and Additional Reading
182(1)
Interpreting Standardized Achievement Test Scores
183(18)
Features of Standardized Achievement Tests
184(1)
Interpreting Norm-Referenced Scores
185(1)
Percentile Ranks
186(3)
Grade Equivalent Scores
189(1)
Standard Scores
190(6)
Criterion-Referenced Interpretation
196(2)
Summary of Points
198(2)
References and Additional Reading
200(1)
Validity and Reliability
201(22)
Validity
202(10)
Reliability
212(9)
Summary of Points
221(1)
References and Additional Reading
222(1)
Glossary 223(4)
Index 227


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...