The Seventh Edition of Educational Testing and Measurement retains the jargon-free, reader-friendly, conversational style that has been the key to its success, and continues to emphasize practical assessment strategies that prepare teachers-in-training for today’s challenges in measuring student progress. A new chapter (Chapter 2) addresses in balanced fashion the issues and controversies that surround the rapidly spreading high-stakes testing phenomenon. The text provides practical strategies to help both teachers and students enhance performance and cope with the stresses of high-stakes testing. In the new edition, Kubiszyn and Borich also expand the coverage of essay items with many new examples and include new information about the assessment of higher-order thinking, knowledge organization and use of open-book exams
In a jargon-free, conversational style, this bestseller emphasizes teaching strategies that prepare students to deal with the practical problems of testing and measuring classroom behavior and performance. It reflects real-life teaching tasks and features extensive treatment of projective tests, as well as specific chapters on nonbiased assessment, and computer-assisted instruction.
Educational Testing and Measurement: Classroom Application and Practice, 11th Edition by Tom Kubiszyn and Gary D. Borich serves as an up-to-date, practical, reader friendly resource that will help readers navigate today's seemingly ever-changing and complex world of educational testing, assessment, and measurement. The 11th edition presents a balanced perspective of educational testing and assessment, informed by developments and the ever increasing research base.
Educational Tests and Measurements in the Age of Accountability is a core text for use in a first level graduate course in educational measurement and testing. In addition to covering the topics traditionally found in core textbooks for this course, this text also provides coverage of contemporary topics (including national testing programs, international achievement comparisons, the value added assessment of schools and teachers, and the public policy debate on selective admissions vs. affirmative minority enrollment).
The importance of fairness, validity, and accessibility in assessment is greater than ever as testing expands to include more diverse populations, more complex purposes, and more sophisticated technologies. This book offers a detailed account of fairness in assessment, and illustrates the interplay between assessment and broader changes in education. In 16 chapters written by leading experts, this volume explores the philosophical, technical, and practical questions surrounding fair measurement. Fairness in Educational Assessment and Measurement addresses issues pertaining to the construction, administration, and scoring of tests, the comparison of performance across test takers, grade levels and tests, and the uses of educational test scores. Perfect for researchers and professionals in test development, design, and administration, Fairness in Educational Assessment and Measurement presents a diverse array of perspectives on this topic of enduring interest.
Imparting knowledge is one thing and measuring the same is another. Similarly, perfect teaching is one thing and evaluating the learners is another. In fact, for measurement and evaluation of the level of knowledge of learners requires a particular acumen and a different skills. In today s educational world, the scholars have accorded the status of an art to the capability of an educator or teacher, which he or she possesses and exhibits in testing and ranking his or her pupils at various intervals of time. Now, we find expert evaluators and examiners, who specialise in conducting different tests, and examinations. In fact, all teachers, should master this skills. However, this is a new stream, which demands flawless methods and techniques for carrying out the exercises, known as Evaluation and Measurement.