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Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

Measurement and Assessment in Teaching - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132408936

Cover of Measurement and Assessment in Teaching 10TH 09 (ISBN 978-0132408936)
ISBN13: 978-0132408936
ISBN10: 0132408937
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2009
International: No

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Measurement and Assessment in Teaching - 10TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132408936

M. David Miller, Robert L. Linn and Norman Gronlund Emeritus

ISBN13: 978-0132408936
ISBN10: 0132408937
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

This outstanding volume introduces prospective teachers to all of the elements of assessment that are essential to good instruction.Through direct, clear writing and a presentation that assumes no previous knowledge of measurement or statistics, this book provides readers with an understanding of the role of assessment in the instructional process. With step-by-step instruction, the book helps readers learn how to construct effective test questions that are aligned with learning objectives. It also helps them evaluate published tests and properly interpret the scores of standardized tests.Appropriate for courses in classroom measurement and classroom assessment.

Table of Contents

PART I THE MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT PROCESS

Chapter 1 Educational Testing and Assessment: Context, Issues, and Trends Educational Assessment: Barometer and Lever of Reform Five Decades of Test-Based Educational Reform Technological Advances in Testing and Assessment Public Concern About Testing and Assessment

Chapter 2 The Role of Measurement and Assessment in Teaching Instructional Decisions Requiring Assessment Data Assessment, Test, and Measurement General Principles of Assessment Assessment and the Instructional Process Types of Assessment Procedures Summary of Assessment Categories

Chapter 3 Instructional Goals and Objectives: Foundation for Assessment Instructional Objectives as Learning Outcomes From Overly Specific Objectives to the Thinking Curriculum Method of Stating Instructional Objectives

Chapter 4 Validity Nature of Validity Major Considerations in Assessment Validation Content Considerations Construct Considerations Assessment-Criterion Relationships Consideration of Consequences Factors Influencing Validity

Chapter 5 Reliability and Other Desired Characteristics Nature of Reliability Determining Reliability by Correlation Methods Standard Error of Measurement Factors Influencing Reliability Measures Reliability of Assessments Evaluated in Terms of a Fixed Performance Standard Usability PART II CLASSROOM TESTS AND ASSESSMENTS

Chapter 6 Planning Classroom Tests and Assessments The Purpose of Classroom Testing and Assessment Developing Specifications for Tests and Assessments Selecting Appropriate Types of Items and Assessment Tasks Considerations in Preparing Relevant Test Items and Assessment Tasks

Chapter 7 Constructing Objective Test Items: Simple Forms Short-Answer Items True-False or Alternative-Response Items Matching Exercises

Chapter 8 Constructing Objective Test Items: Multiple-Choice Forms Characteristics of Multiple-Choice Items Uses of Multiple-Choice Items Advantages and Limitations of Multiple-Choice Items Suggestions for Constructing Multiple-Choice Items

Chapter 9 Measuring Complex Achievement: The Interpretive Exercise

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