Essential Assessment Concepts for Teachers and Administrators

Essential Assessment Concepts for Teachers and Administrators



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803968394
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/15/2000
Series: Experts In Assessment Series
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

James H. Mc Millan is Professor and Chair of the Department of Foundations of Education at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, where he teaches educational research and assessment courses and directs the Research and Evaluation Track of the Ph D in Education program. He is also Executive Director of the Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium, a partnership of Virginia Commonwealth University and eight Richmond-area school divisions that conducts and disseminates applied research. His current research interests include classroom and large-scale formative assessment. He has recently published the fifth edition of Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction and edited Formative Classroom Assessment: Theory into Practice. He has authored three educational research methods textbooks and published numerous articles in journals, including the American Educational Research Journal, the Journal of Educational Psychology, Contemporary Educational Psychology, and Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice.

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Introduction
About the Author
1. Integrating Assessment With Teaching and Learning
2. Validity
3. Reliability
4. Fairness
5. Understanding and Using Numerical Data
6. Interpreting and Using National and State Standardized Assessments

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