Educational Testing and Measurement

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-01-04
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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This accessible resource equips educators with practical assessment strategies for today's challenges in measuring student progress. It details the national policy changes that have fostered the ongoing changes in general education and special education testing and assessment practices. The ninth edition integrates updated references, readings and examples to ensure a current look at the field. A new chapter introduces IDEIA, the RTI model, and the issues, controversies and implementation challenges and successes. Sections have also been added to multiple chapters to ensure the integration of the RTI model with the traditional content. Educators will be able to apply this information to meet today's challenges in measuring student progress

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Contemporary Educational Testing and Measurement

Chapter 2: High-Stakes Testing

Chapter 3: Response-to-Intervention (RTI) and the Regular Classroom Teacher

Chapter 4: The Purpose of Testing

Chapter 5: Norm-Referenced and Criterion-Referenced Tests and Content Validity Evidence

Chapter 6: Measuring Learning Outcomes

Chapter 7: Writing Objective Test Items

Chapter 8: Writing Essay Test Items

Chapter 9: Performance-Based Assessment

Chapter 10: Portfolio Assessment

Chapter 11: Administering, Analyzing, and Improving the Test or Assessment

Chapter 12: Marks and Marking Systems

Chapter 13: Summarizing Data and Measures of Central Tendency

Chapter 14: Variability, the Normal Distribution, and Converted Scores

Chapter 15: Correlation

Chapter 16: Validity Evidence

Chapter 17: Reliability

Chapter 18: Accuracy and Error

Chapter 19: Standardized Tests

Chapter 20: Types Of Standardized Tests

Chapter 21: In The Classroom: A Summary Dialogue


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