Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

Measurement and Assessment in Teaching : United States Edition

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For Classroom Assessment and Test and Measurement courses in Education Departments The market-leader, this outstanding volume introduces prospective teachers to all of the elements of assessment that are essential to good teaching. Through direct, clear writing and a presentation that assumes no previous knowledge of measurement, it provides students with an understanding of the role of assessment in the instructional process. With step-by-step instruction, the book helps students learn how to construct effective test questions that are aligned with learning objectives. It also helps students evaluate published tests and properly interpret scores of standardized tests.
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  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 182.9 x 233.7 x 25.4mm | 1,020.59g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 9th edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0131137727
  • 9780131137721
  • 2,172,094

Table of contents

Part I: The Measurement and Assessment ProcessChapter 1: Educational Testing and Assessment: Context, Issues, and TrendsChapter 2: The Role of Measurement and Assessment in TeachingChapter 3: Instructional Goals and Objectives: Foundation for AssessmentChapter 4: ValidityChapter 5: Reliability and Other Desired CharacteristicsPart 2: Classroom Tests and AssessmentsChapter 6: Planning Classroom Tests and AssessmentsChapter 7: Constructing Objective Test Questions: Simple FormsChapter 8: Constructive Objective Test Questions: Multiple-ChoiceChapter 9: Measuring Complex Achievement: The Interpretive ExerciseChapter 10: Measuring Complex Achievement: Essay QuestionsChapter 11: Measuring Complex Achievement: Performace-Based AsesssmentsChapter 12: PortfoliosChapter 13: Assessment Procedures: Observational Techniques, Peer Appraisal, and Self-ReportChapter 14: Assembling, Administering, and Appraising Classroom Tests and AssessmentsChapter 15: Grading and ReportingPart 3: Selecting and Using Published TestsChapter 16: Achievement TestsChapter 17: Aptitude TestsChapter 18: Test Selection, Administration, and UseChapter 19: Interpreting Test Scores and Norms
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