Assessment of Student Achievement eBook (10e) : 9780133465938

Assessment of Student Achievement eBook (10e)

Gronlund ,N et al
 
Edition
 
10
ISBN
 
9780133465938
ISBN 10
 
0133465934
Published
 
16/07/2013
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
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About the book: Written for courses in Classroom Assessment (Educational Psychology, Tests & Measurements). A practical guide for educators who want to learn how to prepare valid assessment instruments that contribute to effective instruction and student learning, this respected resource is the best preparation on the market for developing proven, sound, high-quality assessments for use in the classroom.

This text presents an exceptionally strong set of strategies to help teachers assess all learners in today’s schools. Written in a simple and direct manner, and using frequent examples and illustrations to clarify important points, the text is a balanced, concise, and practical guide for testing and performance assessment. The authors’ approach emphasises testing as well as performance evaluation—each used when it is most appropriate—as integral steps that improve student learning and ultimately build student success. This highly-regarded textbook, replete with thorough updates in the new tenth edition, prepares educators use assessment as a tool to help develop all students in their classrooms.

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Table of contents
Chapter 1: Achievement Assessment and Instruction
Chapter 2: Nature of Student Assessment
Chapter 3: Planning for Assessment
Chapter 4: Validity and Reliability
Chapter 5: Preparing and Using Achievement Tests
Chapter 6: Writing Selection Items: Multiple Choice
Chapter 7: Writing Selection Items: True-False, Matching, and Interpretive Exercise
Chapter 8: Writing Supply Items: Short Answer and Essay
Chapter 9: Performance Assessments
Chapter 10: Assessment in Distance Education
Chapter 11: Grading and Reporting
Chapter 12: Interpreting Standardized Achievement Test Scores
Chapter 13: Using Assessment in Action Research
Appendix A: Revised Edition of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
Appendix B: Self-Assessment Answer Key
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