Measurement and Assessment in Education

Measurement and Assessment in Education

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This text employs a somewhat qtraditionalq approach to the study of educational tests and measurement so that educators will understand essential psychometric concepts and be able to apply them in the classroom. While providing a slightly more technical presentation of the material than more basic texts, this text is both approachable and comprehensive. The text includes a gentle introduction to the basic mathematics of measurement, and expands traditional coverage to include a thorough discussion of performance and portfolio assessments, a complete presentation of assessment accommodations for students with disabilities, and a practical discussion of professional best practices in educational measurement.The most important criterion for a good essay item is that it clearly specifies the assessment task. The assessment ... Consider the following examples, one of a poor essay item, the other of a better, more specific essay item. Example 10 Poor anbsp;...

Title:Measurement and Assessment in Education
Author:Cecil R. Reynolds, Ronald B. Livingston, Victor L. Willson
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2006


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