9780131137721

Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131137721

  • ISBN10:

    0131137727

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This outstanding volume introduces prospective teachers to all of the elements of assessment that are essential to good instruction.Through direct, clear writing and a presentation that assumes no previous knowledge of measurement, it provides readers with an understanding of the role of assessment in the instructional process. With step-by-step instruction, the book helps readers learn how to construct effective test questions that are aligned with learning objectives. It also helps them evaluate published tests and properly interpret scores of standardized tests.For academic evaluators, educators, and counselors.

Table of Contents

The Measurement and Assessment Process
Educational Testing and Assessment: Context, Issues, and Trends
The Role of Measurement and Assessment in Teaching
Instructional Goals and Objectives: Foundation for Assessment
Validity
Reliability and Other Desired Characteristics
Classroom Tests and Assessments
Planning Classroom Tests and Assessments
Constructing Objective Test Questions: Simple Forms
Constructive Objective Test Questions: Multiple-Choice
Measuring Complex Achievement: The Interpretive Exercise
Measuring Complex Achievement: Essay Questions
Measuring Complex Achievement: Performace-Based Asesssments
Portfolios
Assessment Procedures: Observational Techniques, Peer Appraisal, and Self-Report
Assembling, Administering, and Appraising Classroom Tests and Assessments
Grading and Reporting
Selecting and Using Published Tests
Achievement Tests
Aptitude Tests
Test Selection, Administration, and Use
Interpreting Test Scores and Norms
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