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Educational Assessment - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471472483

Cover of Educational Assessment 07 (ISBN 978-0471472483)
ISBN13: 978-0471472483
ISBN10: 0471472484

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Educational Assessment - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471472483

Thomas P. Hogan

ISBN13: 978-0471472483
ISBN10: 0471472484

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Following a practical approach, this book focuses on educational assessment as it is practiced today, in the actual world of classrooms, school systems, state departments, and national organizations. It first covers the basic concepts applicable to all types of assessment: statistical concepts, reliability, validity, and interpretive frameworks. Then it explores the preparation of teacher-made tests, standardized tests, and other important areas such as grading, legal issues, and evaluating one's own teaching.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: The World of Educational Assessment.
Chapter 2. Statistics: Just a Little Bit.
Chapter 3. Reliability: Stability of Performance.
Chapter 4. Validity: What the Test Measures.
Chapter 5. Norms and Criteria: Interpreting Student Performance.
Chapter 6. Planning for Assessment.
Chapter 7. Selected-Response Items: Multiple-Choice, True-False, Matching.
Chapter 8. Constructed-Response Items: Essays, Performances, Portfolios.
Chapter 9. Interests, Creativity, and Non-test Indicators.
Chapter 10. Administering and Analyzing Your Tests.
Chapter 11. Standardized Tests I: Achievement.
Chapter 12. Standardized Tests II: Ability, Interests, Personality.
Chapter 13. Grading and Reporting.
Chapter 14. Educational Assessment and the Law.
Chapter 15. Evaluating Teaching: Applying Assessment to Yourself.
Appendixes