Educational Assessment of Students / Edition 6

Educational Assessment of Students / Edition 6

by Anthony J. Nitko, Susan M. Brookhart
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132458632

ISBN-13: 9780132458634

Pub. Date: 03/02/2010

Publisher: Pearson

A highly-respected book in its field, The Educational Assessment of Students 6/e is the most thorough discussion of traditional and alternative assessments of any text- explaining, giving practical real-world examples, discussing pros and cons, and showing how to construct virtually all of the choices teachers can make in classroom assessment. Theories and research

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A highly-respected book in its field, The Educational Assessment of Students 6/e is the most thorough discussion of traditional and alternative assessments of any text- explaining, giving practical real-world examples, discussing pros and cons, and showing how to construct virtually all of the choices teachers can make in classroom assessment. Theories and research findings abound; the author examines why, when, and how teachers should use assessment in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132458634
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/02/2010
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
867,185
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Part I

The Bases for Assessment

1 Classroom Decision Making and Using Assessment

2 Describing the Goals and Learning Targets of Instruction

3 Validity of Assessment Results

4 Reliability of Assessment Results

5 Professional Responsibilities, Ethical Behavior, and Legal Requirements in Educational Assessments

Part II

Crafting and Using Classroom Assessments

6 Planning for Integrating Assessment and Instruction

7 Diagnostic and Formative Assessments

8 Completion, Short-Answer, and True-False Items

9 Multiple-Choice and Matching Exercises

10 Essay Assessment Tasks

11 Higher-Order Thinking, Problem Solving, and Critical Thinking

12 Performance and Portfolio Assessments

13 Preparing Your Students to Be Assessed and Using Students’ Results to Improve Your Assessments

14 Evaluating and Grading Student Progress

Part III

Interpreting and Using Standardized Tests

15 Standardized Achievement Tests

16 Interpreting Norm-Referenced Scores

17 Finding and Evaluating Published Assessments

18 Scholastic Aptitude, Career Interests, Attitudes, and Personality Tests

Appendixes

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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