Evaluation and Testing In Nursing Education: Second Edition / Edition 2

Evaluation and Testing In Nursing Education: Second Edition / Edition 2

by Marilyn H. Oermann, Kathleen B. Gaberson PhD, RN, CNOR
     
 

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

The second edition of Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education helps nursing educators measure and evaluate the level of learning that their students receive and aids them in altering their class plans. This award-winning book is the only book in nursing education that focuses entirely on evaluation and testing

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Overview

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

The second edition of Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education helps nursing educators measure and evaluate the level of learning that their students receive and aids them in altering their class plans. This award-winning book is the only book in nursing education that focuses entirely on evaluation and testing; explains how to prepare all types of test items; and explores how to assemble, administer, and analyze tests, measurement concepts, grading, and clinical evaluation.

Educators will learn the basics of how to plan for classroom testing, analyze test results, write all types of test items, incorporate methods for evaluating critical thinking, evaluate written assignments and clinical performance, and more. In addition, new content on development and evaluation of testing and distance education is included.

Directed toward teachers in nursing education programs and health care agencies, graduate students preparing for teaching roles, and nurses in clinical practice who teach others, this text is an essential resource for all health professionals involved in evaluation, measurement, and testing. This updated edition offers help with the many aspects of being a successful teacher of nursing.

In the Second Edition:

  • New content on development and evaluation of testing and distance education
  • Writing alternate item formats similar to the NCLEX
  • Developing tests that prepare students for licensure and certification
  • Strategies for evaluating different cognitive levels of learning
  • Evaluating written assignments and sample scoring rubrics
  • Up-to-the-minute information on testing in distance education environments with a special focus on internet and on-line based testing

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826199515
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/14/2005
Series:
Springer Series on the Teaching of Nursing
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
  1. Evaluation, Measurement, and the Educational Process
  2. Qualities of Effective Measurement Instruments
  3. Planning for Classroom Testing
  4. Selected-Response Test Items: True-False and Matching
  5. Selected-Response Test Items: Multiple Choice and Multiple-Response
  6. Constructed-Response Test Items: Completion (Fill-in-the-Blank) and Essay
  7. Evaluation of Higher-Level Learning, Problem Solving, and Critical Thinking: Context-Dependent Item Sets and Other Evaluation Strategies
  8. Test Construction and Preparation of Students for Licensure and Certification Examinations
  9. Assembling and Administering Tests
  10. Scoring and Analyzing Tests
  11. Evaluation of Written Assignments
  12. Clinical Evaluation
  13. Clinical Evaluation Methods
  14. Social, Ethical, and Legal Issues
  15. Interpreting Test Scores
  16. Grading
  17. Program Evaluation

  18. Appendix A: Examples of Rating Forms for Clinical Evaluation
    Appendix B: Codes of Ethics in Testing and Educational Measurement
    Appendix C: 9 Priniciples of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

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