Educational Assessment of Students
For a wide variety of courses in classroom assessment. This highly respected text offers the most comprehensive discussion of traditional and alternative assessments of any classroom assessment text explaining, giving examples, discussing pros and More...
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Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
For a wide variety of courses in classroom assessment. This highly respected text offers the most comprehensive discussion of traditional and alternative assessments of any classroom assessment text explaining, giving examples, discussing pros and cons, and showing how to construct virtually all of the traditional and alternative assessments teachers use in the classroom. The author explores assessment theories and research findings as they affect teaching and learning, and examines why, when, and how teachers should use assessment in the classroom. To the text's hundreds of practical examples are added checklists to aid in evaluating assessment vehicles and scores of strategies for assessing higher-order thinking, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills.
|The third edition contains:|
|Balanced coverage of teacher-made tests (both paper and pencil and authentic assessments) and standardized assessments used in school settings|
|Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of educational assessments, including basic measurement theory (i.e., reliability and validity), item construction, and using and interpreting standardized tests|
|Teacher-focused instruction--all of the material in the text is presented in a classroom context|
|Ancillaries to accompany the text include:|
|An Instructor's Manual offering suggestions for teaching as well as numerous test items|
|A Companion Website (http://www.prenhall.com/nitko) containing student self-assessments, web links, message board, live chat, and more|