Developing and Using Classroom Assessments

Developing and Using Classroom Assessments

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Designed to be used as supplement in an ed psych or methods course where assessment is given more than cursory treatment. This book is a text on how to write, construct, and use assessments in the classroom.
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  • Paperback | 245 pages
  • 189 x 231.9 x 12.2mm | 472.77g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130801305
  • 9780130801302

Table of contents

1. Introduction. I. HOW TO ESTABLISH A FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING YOUR STUDENTS. 2. Determining How Your Assessments Will Be Interpreted and Used. 3. Establishing Measurable Objectives and Goals. 4. Gathering Evidence of Validity. 5. Generalizing Observed Performance of Unobserved Performance. II. HOW TO DEVELOP, ADMINISTER, AND SCORE WRITTEN TESTS. 6. Completion and Short-Answer Items. 7. Essay Items. 8. Multiple-Choice Items. 9. Alternate-Choice Items. 10. Learning How to Take Written Tests. III. HOW TO DEVELOP, ADMINISTER, AND SCORE ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENTS. 11. Informal Observations and Questions. 12. Considerations When Using Performance Assessments. 13. Creating Performance Assessments. 14. Portfolios. IV. HOW TO INERPRET ASSESSMENTS AND REPORT RESULTS. 15. Interpreting Classroom Assessment. 16. Reporting Student Performance to Parents and Others. 17. Interpreting and Using Standardized Tests. References. Index.
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