AUTHOR: W.JAMES POPHAM
For students taking assessment courses in educational psychology or tests and measurement departments.
Written with energy and wit, this reader-friendly text discusses practical ways in which teachers can develop and use well-written tests to improve their effectiveness in the classroom.
Table of Contents
1 Why Do Teachers Need to Know about Assessment?
2 Deciding What to Assess and How to Assess It
3 Reliability of Assessment
6 Selected-Response Tests
7 Constructed-Response Tests
8 Performance Assessment
9 Portfolio Assessment
10 Affective Assessment
11 Improving Teacher-Developed Assessments
12 Formative Assessment
13 Making Sense Out of Standardized Test Scores
14 Appropriate and Inappropriate Test-Preparation Practices
15 The Evaluation of Instruction
16 Assessment-Based Grading