Educational testing and measurement: classroom application and practice

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J. Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003 - Education - 508 pages
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The Seventh Edition of Educational Testing and Measurement retains the jargon-free, reader-friendly, conversational found in earlier editions, and includes: Updated information on the rapidly changing, and increasingly important field of educational testing. Key measurement information about the construction of teacher-made tests and other classroom measurement procedures. Guidelines for the administration and interpretation of standardized tests. Provides descriptive statistics and basic psychometric theory. Recent developments in the personal computer arena that affect classroom measurement. Provides a math skills review designed to help teachers brush up on the math necessary to interpret test results. Offers real life scenarios and dialogues of teachers dealing with parents, other teachers, administrators, counselors, and students.

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Contents

AN INTRODUCTION
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Effects on the Classroom Teacher 13
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HIGHSTAKES TESTING
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University of Texas at Austin.

Gary Borich" grew up on the south side of Chicago, where he attended Mendel High School and later taught in the Chicago suburban school system of Niles. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University, where he was director of evaluation at the Institute of Child Study before joining the faculty of the College of Education at the University of Texas. He has been a member of the Board of Examiners of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is the author or coauthor of "Effective Teaching Methods, 5th Edition; Authentic Assessment in the Classroom; Educational Testing and Measurement, 7th Edition; Educational Psychology: A Contemporary Approach, 2nd Edition.; Clearly Outstanding: Making Each Day Count in Your Classroom; " and "Becoming a Teacher: An Inquiring Dialogue for the Beginning Teacher." Dr. Borich lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife (who is a schoolteacher) and two children.

Contributor Debra Bayles Martin received her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin and was formerly an Associate Professor in the School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University. She is author of "Bridges: Activity Guide and Assessment Options for Effective Teaching Methods, 5th Edition.

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