The College Instructor's Guide to Writing Test Items is a resource for college instructors in need of practical and appropriate guidance on writing test questions. Given the increasing reliance on assessment in education and the new ways afforded by technology to deliver tests, instructors who understand how to design and administer tests effectively are in a powerful position to improve their classrooms. Consistent with professional standards of educational measurement and including details on multiple-choice test questions particularly, this book gives instructors the knowledge they need to use assessment activities in classrooms in a way that consistently supports learning.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Michael Rodriguez is a Professor of Quantitative Methods in Education in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota
Table of Contents
I. The role of classroom assessment. II. The role of learning objectives. III. Planning the quiz or test. IV. Writing MC items. V. Example MC items from various fields. VI. Writing CR items that can be objectively scored. VII. Using item response information to improve item writing, instruction, and learning.