Modern educational measurement

Modern educational measurement

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Bg This time-honored work provides the most useful tools for accurate assessment of students and how well the goals of curricula are met in this thorough re-orientation of Modern Educational Measurement. Overhauled to approach the topic from the perspective of the people in the trenches who must master the uses and abuses of testing methods and assessment instruments, this book offers timely, well-documented, and extremely practical information on this important subject. Further, it presents the material in a way that makes it more interesting and engaging than other texts on the market. In addition, the author's personal, engaging, and humorous writing style brings the subject matter to life and helps readers maintain their interest in the material. The book aims to help educational leaders, the administrators and the teachers who must grapple with the problems and the methods of assessment in order to improve educational practices for students everywhere. Follows a logical and developmental framework that takes readers from a general overview of the significance of assessment in education, to a discussion of how to evaluate the usefulness of different measurement strategies, to hands-on advice on how to construct accurate and effective assessment instruments, to a perceptive overview of the dos and don'ts of the field. Designed for anyone interested in Educational Measurement and Evaluation, Assessment, and Testing.The studenta#39;s skill in writing an evocative descriptive essay regarding an important event in the studenta#39;s life. ... The teacher plans to evaluate studenta#39;s essays using a rubric with four evaluative criteria, one of which is the essaya#39;s organization. ... An Evaluative Criterion for Organization: aquot;Superior essays will (1) commence with a recounting of the particular rationale for home fire-escape plans that the localanbsp;...

Title:Modern educational measurement
Author:W. James Popham
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2000


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