Classroom Applications of Educational Measurement

Classroom Applications of Educational Measurement

by Albert C. Oosterhof

Hardcover(Older Edition)

$85.35

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780023893506
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 03/28/1994
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 7.62(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATION.

1. Measurement.
2. Criterion and Norm-Referenced Interpretations.
3. Formal and Informal Assessments.
4. Establishing Measurable Objectives.
5. Validity.
6. Reliability.

II. WRITTEN TESTS.

7. Completion and Short-Answer Items.
8. Essay Items.
9. Multiple-Choice Items.
10. Alternate Choice Items.
11. Producing and Administering Written Tests.
12. Using Item Analysis to Improve Test Items.

III. ALTERNATE ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES.

13. Observation and Oral Questions.
14. Portfolios.
15. Performance and Authentic Assessments.

IV. THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS IN THE CLASSROOM.

16. Planning and Implementing an Assessment Strategy.
17. Teaching Students How to Take Tests.
18. Using Microcomputers to Facilitate Assessment.
19. Reporting Student Performance.

V. STANDARDIZED TESTS.

20. Characteristics of Standardized Tests.
21. Using Standard Deviation to Interpret Scores.
22. Interpreting Percentile Ranks and Grade Equivalent Scores.
23. Evaluating Uses of Standardized Tests.
Index.

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