Educational Assessment of Students

Educational Assessment of Students, 8th edition

  • Susan M. Brookhart, 
  • Anthony J. Nitko

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Educational Assessment of Students covers the basics of educational measurement and how to use and construct formative and summative assessments for classroom teaching.

A core text for a first course in classroom assessment and educational testing

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Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780136976691

Subject: Educational Psychology

Category: Classroom Assessment

Table of contents

Part I: The Bases for Assessment
1. Classroom Decision Making and Using Assessment
2. Describing the Goals of Instruction
3. Validity of Assessment Results
4. Reliability of Assessment Results
5. Professional Responsibilities, Ethical Behavior, and Legal Requirements in Educational Assessments

Part II: Crafting and Using Classroom Assessments
6. Planning for Integrating Assessment and Instruction
7. Diagnostic and Formative Assessments
8. Providing Formative Feedback
9. Fill-in-the-Blank and True-False Items
10. Multiple-Choice and Matching Exercises
11. Higher-Order Thinking, Problem Solving, and Critical Thinking
12. Essay Assessment Tasks
13. Performance and Portfolio Assessments
14. Preparing Your Students to Be Assessed and Using Students’ Results to Improve Your Assessments
15. Evaluating and Grading Student Achievement

Part III: Interpreting and Using Standardized Tests
16. Standardized Achievement Tests
17. Interpreting Norm-Referenced Scores
18. Finding and Evaluating Published Assessments
19. Scholastic Aptitude, Career Interests, Attitudes, and Personality Tests

A. Educational Assessment Knowledge and Skills for Teachers
B. Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education (Revised)
C. Code of Professional Responsibilities in Educational Measurement
D. Summaries of Taxonomies of Educational Objectives: Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor Domains
E. Implementing the Principles of Universal Design via Technology-Based Testing
F. Basic Statistical Concepts
G. Computational Procedures for Various Reliability Coefficients
H. A Limited List of Published Tests
I. List of Test Publishers and Their Websites
J. Answers to Even-Numbered Exercises

Name Index
Subject Index

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