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Assessment of Student Achievement / Edition 10
     

Assessment of Student Achievement / Edition 10

by C. Keith Waugh, Norman E. Gronlund
 

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ISBN-10: 0132689634

ISBN-13: 9780132689632

Pub. Date: 01/20/2012

Publisher: Pearson

Balanced, concise, and practical, Waugh and Gronlund’s Assessment of Student Achievement, Tenth Edition , presents an exceptionally strong set of strategies to help teachers assess all learners in today’s schools. Written in a simple and direct manner, and using frequent examples and illustrations to clarify important points, the text is

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Balanced, concise, and practical, Waugh and Gronlund’s Assessment of Student Achievement, Tenth Edition , presents an exceptionally strong set of strategies to help teachers assess all learners in today’s schools. Written in a simple and direct manner, and using frequent examples and illustrations to clarify important points, the text is a balanced, concise, and practical guide for testing and performance assessment. The authors’ approach emphasizes testing as well as performance evaluation—each used when it is most appropriate—as integral steps that improve student learning and ultimately build student success. This highly-regarded textbook, replete with thorough updates in the new tenth edition, prepares educators use assessment as a tool to help develop all students in their classrooms. A great portion of the textbook is devoted to preparing and using classroom tests and performance assessments, assigning grades, and interpreting standardized test scores to individual students and parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132689632
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/20/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
77,668
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Achievement Assessment and Instruction

Chapter 2: Nature of Student Assessment

Chapter 3: Planning for Assessment

Chapter 4: Validity and Reliability

Chapter 5: Preparing and Using Achievement Tests

Chapter 6: Writing Selection Items: Multiple Choice

Chapter 7: Writing Selection Items: True-False, Matching, and Interpretive Exercise

Chapter 8: Writing Supply Items: Short Answer and Essay

Chapter 9: Performance Assessments

Chapter 10: Assessment in Distance Education

Chapter 11: Grading and Reporting

Chapter 12: Interpreting Standardized Achievement Test Scores

Chapter 13: Using Assessment in Action Research

Appendix A: Revised Edition of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives

Appendix B: Self-Assessment Answer Key

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