Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement and Evaluation

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-14
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This edition continues Sax's tradition of comprehensive and comprehensible coverage of testing and measurement principles while including the most recent theory and research.

Table of Contents

Measurement and Evaluation in Education and Psychology
The Role of Measurement, Testing, and Evalustion
Social, Legal, and Ethical Implications of Testing
Principles and Methods of Classroom Test Construction
Planning for the Teacher-Made Test
Principles of Test Construction: True-False, Multiple-Choice, and Matching Items
Principles of Test Construction: Completion and Essay Tests
Ratings, Observations, and the Measurement of Performance
Summarizing and Interpreting Measurements
Summarizing and Interpreting Measurements
Criteria for Evaluating Items, Tests, and Measurements
Evaluating Items: Item Analysis and Interpretations
The Reliability of Measurements
The Validity of Inferences Obtained from Tests and Measurements
Selecting, Evaluating, and Using Standardized Tests
Standards for Selecting and Evaluating Standardized Tests
The Nature and Measurement of Intelligence
The Measurement of Aptitudes
Standardized Measures of Academic Achievement
The Measurement of Interests, Attitudes, and Values
The Measurement of Personality Traits
Evaluating Students and Programs
Evaluating Student Progress
Evaluation Strategies
Computation of a Mean from a Frequency Distribution
Computation of a Standard Deviation and Variance from a Frequency Distribution
Computation of Medians, Percentiles, Quartiles, and Deciles from a Frequency Distribution
Graphic Methods for Converting Raw Scores to Medians, Percentiles, Quartiles, and Deciles from a Frequency Distribution
A Raw-Score Formula for Computing Correlations
Computation of Rank-Order Correlations (Rho, or r)
Name Index
Subject Index
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