This book is excellent for responding to NCLB mandates and NCATE requirements for preparing K-12 teachers, school leaders, professionals and researchers inassessment design and use of data for informing day-to-day practices. It presents material in practitioner-friendly, straightforward and readable language, without watering down concepts and with minimal use of statistics. Instructors will find that the book provides a balanced treatment of traditional and performance assessment methods. Design, validation, and use of assessment tools for a variety of purposes are addressed through the use of a common Process Model and six User Paths. To improve testing practices, the 1999 AERA, APA a NCME standards are cited throughout. Numerous case studies, examples, demonstrations, tables, and a web-based computer module support the book.Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 12 (4), 10-13. Popham, W. J. ( 1984). ... Dallas, TX: Houghton Mifflin Co. Sanders, W. L. ... Questions and Answers in Attitude Surveys: Experiments on Question Form, Wording, and Content. Newbury Park ... What Work Requires of Schools: A SCANS Report for America 2000. Washington ... Applied Measurement in Education, 4 (4), 263-273. Stiggins, R. J.anbsp;...
|Title||:||Designing and Using Tools for Educational Assessment|
|Publisher||:||Allyn & Bacon - 2003|