Educational Assessment A Practical Introduction

Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2005-11-18
Publisher(s): Wiley
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Thomas P. Hogan's Educational Assessment: A Practical Introduction brings you to the front-lines in educational assessment, as it is actually practiced in today's classrooms, school systems, state departments, and national organizations.

Author Biography

Thomas P. Hogan teaches in the Education and Psychology Departments of the University of Scranton.  Having written over 100 articles, presentations, papers, and chapters on educational measurement and assessment issues, he has also coauthored several widely used standardized and criterion-referenced assessment instruments.  Dr. Hogan frequently serves as a consultant to school, state, and national organizations on assessment issues.

Table of Contents

To the Students.
Chapter 1. Introduction: The World of Educational Assessment.
Chapter 2. Statistics: Just a Little Bit.
Chapter 3. Reliability: Stability of Performance.
Chapter 4. Validity: What the Test Measures.
Chapter 5. Norms and Criteria: Interpreting Student Performance.
Chapter 6. Planning for Assessment.
Chapter 7. Selected-Response Items: Multiple-Choice, True-False, Matching.
Chapter 8. Constructed-Response Items: Essays, Performances, Portfolios.
Chapter 9. Interests, Creativity, and Non-test Indicators.
Chapter 10. Administering and Analyzing Your Tests.
Chapter 11. Standardized Tests I: Achievement.
Chapter 12. Standardized Tests II: Ability, Interests, Personality.
Chapter 13. Grading and Reporting.
Chapter 14. Educational Assessment and the Law.
Chapter 15. Evaluating Teaching: Applying Assessment to Yourself.

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