Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice that Enhance Student Learning and Motivation, 7th edition

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  • James H. McMillan Virginia Commonwealth University

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Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice that Enhance Student Learning and Motivation
Published 2021

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Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice that Enhance Student Learning and Motivation
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Classroom Assessment presents classroom assessment principles in an easy-to-read, engaging way where you learn and practice skills as you read. It draws on new research to show you how to effectively use classroom assessment to improve student learning and motivation. Key strategies and techniques are demonstrated using practical, realistic examples, suggestions and case studies.

The 8th Edition emphasizes formative assessment. It also includes more in-depth coverage of self-assessment, the impact of standards-based accountability testing, 21st century knowledge, dispositions and skills, technology-enhanced items and assessment of culturally diverse students. New features written by K to 12 teachers show you first-hand how to apply effective assessment to real-life situations.

1. The Role of Assessment in Teaching and Learning
2. Standards and Cognitive Learning Targets
3. High-Quality Classroom Assessment
4. Embedded Formative Assessment
5. Summative-Based Formative Assessment
6. Summative Assessment I: Planning and Implementing Classroom Tests
7. Summative Assessment II: Using Standards-Based and Standardized Tests
8. Selected-Response Assessment: Multiple-Choice, Binary-Choice, and Matching Items
9. Constructed-Response Assessment: Completion, Short-Answer, and Essay Items
10. Performance Assessment
11. Assessing "Noncognitive" Dispositions and Traits
12. Assessing Students with Special Needs
13. Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Different Students
14. Grading and Reporting Student Performance

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