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Measurement and Assessment in Teaching, CourseSmart eTextbook, 11th Edition

By M. David Miller, Robert L. Linn, Norman E. Gronlund

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 19, 2012

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For Classroom Assessment and Tests & Measurement courses in Education Departments

For years, this outstanding, classic text has been the market leader for courses in Classroom Assessment and Tests & Measurement taught in Education Departments across the nation. In a presentation that assumes no previous knowledge of assessment or measurement, the text provides crystal clear step-by-step instruction on such topics as constructing test questions, aligning assessment with learning goals, and interpreting standardized tests. Providing readers with an understanding of the role of assessment in the instructional process, the book helps students learn how to construct effective test questions that are aligned with learning objectives, evaluate published tests and properly interpret scores of standardized tests. Measurement and Assessment in Teaching, 11th edition, introduces the elements of measurement and assessment that are essential to good teaching, once again paving the way for future educators.  

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Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

By M. David Miller and Robert Linn

 

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 II: Classroom Tests and Assessments

Chapter 6: Planning Classroom Tests and Assessments

Chapter 7: Constructing Objective Test Items: Simple Forms

Chapter 8: Constructing Objective Test Items: Multiple Choice Forms

Chapter 9: Measuring Complex Achievement: The Interpretive Exercise

Chapter 10: Measuring Complex Achievement: Essay Questions

Chapter 11: Measuring Complex Achievement: Performance-Based Assessments

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 III: 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

 

Appendix A: Taxonomy of Educational Objectives

Appendix B:  Content Standards

Appendix C: Elementary Statistics

Appendix D: Relating Assessment Procedures to Instructional Objectives

Appendix E: Selected Published Tests

Appendix F: Test Publishers

Appendix G: Standards for Teacher Competence in Educational Assessment of Students

Appendix H: Professional Journals for Locating Measurement and Assessment Articles

 

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