ISBN-10:
0134894634
ISBN-13:
9780134894638
Pub. Date:
03/21/2018
Publisher:
Pearson
Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know / Edition 8

Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know / Edition 8

by W. James Popham

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ISBN-13: 9780134894638
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/21/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 637,669
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


W. James Popham, professor emeritus at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, began his career as a high school teacher in Oregon and then moved to the University of California at Los Angeles, where for nearly 30 years he taught courses in instructional methods for prospective teachers as well as courses in evaluation and measurement for graduate students. At UCLA he won several distinguished teaching awards and was recognized by UCLA Today as one of UCLA’s top 20 professors of the twentieth century.

The author of more than 30 books and hundreds of scholarly papers, Dr. Popham is a former president of the American Educational Research Association and the recipient of the National Council on Measurement in Education Award for Career Contributions to Educational Measurement.

Table of Contents

To the Readerxi
1Why Do Teachers Need to Know about Assessment?1
2Reliability of Assessment29
3Validity49
4Absence-of-Bias77
5Deciding What to Assess and How to Assess It101
6Selected-Response Tests129
7Constructed-Response Tests153
8Performance Assessment177
9Portfolio Assessment205
10Affective Assessment223
11Improving Teacher-Developed Assessments243
12Instructionally Oriented Assessment261
13Making Sense Out of Standardized Test Scores281
14Appropriate and Inappropriate Test-Preparation Practices303
15Evaluating Teaching and Grading Students321
AppendixFour Self-Report Affective Inventories: Description and Use355
Glossary363
Index367

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