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Designated a Doody's Core Title and Essential Purchase!
Without question, this book should be on every nurse educator's bookshelf, or at least available through the library or nursing program office. Certainly, all graduate students studying to be nurse educators should have a copy.
--Nursing Education Perspectives
This [third edition] is an invaluable resource for theoretical and practical application of evaluation and testing of clinical nursing students. Graduate students and veteran nurses preparing for their roles as nurse educators will want to add this book to their library." Score: 93, 4 stars
This 3rd edition. . . .has again given us philosophical, theoretical and social/ethical frameworks for understanding assessment and measurement, as well as fundamental knowledge to develop evaluation tools for individual students and academic programs."
-Nancy F. Langston, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing
All teachers need to assess learning. But often, teachers are not well prepared to carry out the tasks related to evaluation and testing. This third edition of Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education serves as an authoritative resource for teachers in nursing education programs and health care agencies. Graduate students preparing for their roles as nurse educators will also want to add this book to their collection.
As an inspiring, award-winning title, this book presents a comprehensive list of all the tools required to measure students' classroom and clinical performance. The newly revised edition sets forth expanded coverage on essential concepts of evaluation, measurement, and testing in nursing education; quality standards of effective measurement instruments; how to write all types of test items and establish clinical performance parameters and benchmarks; and how to evaluate critical thinking in written assignments and clinical performance.
- The steps involved in test construction, with guidelines on how to develop test length, test difficulty, item formats, and scoring procedures
- Guidelines for assembling and administering a test, including design rules and suggestions for reproducing the test
- Strategies for writing multiple-choice and multiple-response items
- How to develop test items that prepare students for licensure and certification examinations
Like its popular predecessors, this text offers a seamless blending of theoretical and practical insight on evaluation and testing in nursing education, thus serving as an invaluable resource for both educators and students."
|Publisher:||Springer Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
Table of ContentsSection I: Basic Concepts of Evaluation and Measurement
Chapter 1: Assessment and the Educational Process
Chapter 2: Qualities of Effective Assessment Procedures
Section II: Classroom Testing
Chapter 3: Planning for Classroom Testing
Chapter 4: Selected-Response Test Items: True-False and Matching
Chapter 5: Selected-Response Test Items: Multiple-Choice and Multiple-Response
Chapter 6: Constructed-Response Test Items: Short Answer (Fill-in-the-Blank) and Essay
Chapter 7: Assessment of Higher-Level Learning: Context-Dependent Item Sets and Other Assessment Methods
Chapter 8: Test Construction and Preparation of Students for Licensure and Certification Examinations
Section III - Elements of Test Construction, Administration & Analysis
Chapter 9: Assembling and Administering Tests
Chapter 10: Scoring and Analyzing Tests
Section IV - Written Assignments and Clinical Evaluation
Chapter 11: Assessment of Written Assignments
Chapter 12: Clinical Evaluation
Chapter 13: Clinical Evaluation Methods
Section - Issues Related to Testing, Grading, and other Evaluation Concepts
Chapter 14: Social, Ethical, and Legal Issues
Chapter 15: Interpreting Test Scores
Chapter 16: Grading
Chapter 17: Program Assessment
Appendix A Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education
Appendix B Code of Professional Responsibilities in Educational Measurement
Appendix C Standards for Teacher Competence in Educational Assessment of Students