9780138783563

Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

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  • ISBN13:

    9780138783563

  • ISBN10:

    013878356X

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/1/1999
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This popular, comprehensive book emphasizes the construction and use of classroom tests and assessments that are technically sound (valid and reliable). Key benefits include: extensive examples illustrating sound assessment construction principles; comprehensive coverage of approaches to testing and assessment; and up-to-date concepts of validity in context of standards-based education. Emphasizes the growing trend of authentic assessment and current practice. Provides insight on both restricted-response and extended performance tests. Explains how to construct performance tasks. Discusses rating scales. Provides updated information on observational techniques, peer appraisal, self-report, attitude measurement, interest inventories, and personality measures. A basic book in tests and measurement.

Table of Contents

PART I THE MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT PROCESS 1(138)
1 Educational Testing and Assessment: Context, Issues, and Trends
1(28)
2 The Role of Measurement and Assessment in Teaching
29(22)
3 Instructional Goals and Objectives: Foundation for Assessment
51(22)
4 Validity
73(34)
5 Reliability and Other Desired Characteristics
107(32)
PART II CLASSROOM TESTS AND ASSESSMENTS 139(266)
6 Planning Classroom Tests and Assessments
139(30)
7 Constructing Objective Test Items: Simple Forms
169(24)
8 Constructing Objective Test Items: Multiple-Choice Forms
193(24)
9 Measuring Complex Achievement: The Interpretive Exercise
217(18)
10 Measuring Complex Achievement: Essay Questions
235(24)
11 Measuring Complex Achievement: Performance-Based Assessments
259(30)
12 Portfolios
289(26)
13 Assessment Procedures: Observational Techniques, Peer Appraisal, and Self-Report
315(30)
14 Assembling, Administering, and Appraising Classroom Tests and Assessments
345(32)
15 Grading and Reporting
377(28)
PART III SELECTING AND USING PUBLISHED TESTS 405
16 Achievement Tests
405(24)
17 Aptitude Tests
429(24)
18 Test Selection, Administration, and Use
453(22)
19 Interpreting Test Scores and Norms
475

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