Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

Measurement and Assessment in Teaching : International 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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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 187 x 227 x 21mm | 820g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 9th edition
  • 0131273930
  • 9780131273931

Table of contents

Part I: The Measurement and Assessment Process

Chapter 1: Educational Testing and Assessment: Context, Issues, and Trends

Chapter 2: The Role of Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

Chapter 3: Instructional Goals and Objectives: Foundation for Assessment

Chapter 4: Validity

Chapter 5: Reliability and Other Desired Characteristics

Part 2: Classroom Tests and Assessments

Chapter 6: Planning Classroom Tests and Assessments

Chapter 7: Constructing Objective Test Questions: Simple Forms

Chapter 8: Constructive Objective Test Questions: Multiple-Choice

Chapter 9: Measuring Complex Achievement: The Interpretive Exercise

Chapter 10: Measuring Complex Achievement: Essay Questions

Chapter 11: Measuring Complex Achievement: Performace-Based Asesssments

Chapter 12: Portfolios

Chapter 13: Assessment Procedures: Observational Techniques, Peer Appraisal, and Self-Report

Chapter 14: Assembling, Administering, and Appraising Classroom Tests and Assessments

Chapter 15: Grading and Reporting

Part 3: Selecting and Using Published Tests

Chapter 16: Achievement Tests

Chapter 17: Aptitude Tests

Chapter 18: Test Selection, Administration, and Use

Chapter 19: Interpreting Test Scores and Norms
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