Educational Assessment of Students / Edition 5

Educational Assessment of Students / Edition 5

by Anthony J. Nitko, Susan M. Brookhart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131719254

ISBN-13: 9780131719255

Pub. Date: 05/19/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

From two of the best known authors in the field of classroom assessment comes a revision of one of the best assessment books. Features include hundreds of examples, directions for crafting both traditional and alternative assessments, checklists for evaluating classroom assessments, scores of strategies for assessing problem solving and critical thinking, methods

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From two of the best known authors in the field of classroom assessment comes a revision of one of the best assessment books. Features include hundreds of examples, directions for crafting both traditional and alternative assessments, checklists for evaluating classroom assessments, scores of strategies for assessing problem solving and critical thinking, methods for aligning classroom assessment with state standards and NCLB requirements. Reviewers have described the book as the best on the market for its completeness and balanced approach to classroom assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131719255
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/19/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

PART I

The Bases for Assessment in the Classroom

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 Completion, Short-Answer, and True-False Items

8 Multiple-Choice and Matching Exercises

9 Essay Assessment Tasks

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

11 Performance, Portfolio, and Authentic Assessments: An Overview

12 How to Craft Performance Tasks, Projects, Portfolios, Rating Scales, and Scoring Rubrics

13 Formative Evaluation Using Informal Diagnostic Assessments

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

15 Evaluating and Grading Student Progress

PART III

Interpreting and Using Standardized Tests

16 Standardized Achievement Tests

17 Interpreting Norm-Referenced Scores

18 Finding and Evaluating Published Assessments

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

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