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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education,
  • Educational Tests And Measurements,
  • Design and construction,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Textbooks,
  • Educational tests and measurem,
  • Testing & Measurement,
  • Education / Testing & Measurement

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7847717M
ISBN 10080131660X
ISBN 109780801316609

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  "This updated edition of the Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education draws on a veritable ‘Who’s Who’ of experts in higher education assessment and evaluation to explain everything from terminology to technique. This comprehensive volume will be a constant desk companion of mine in the decades to come."Brand: Charles Secolsky.   Measurement and Assessment in Teaching, eleventh edition, introduces the elements of measurement and assessment that are essential to good teaching, once again paving the way for future educators. Highlights of the New Edition include. The process of measurement, evaluation and assessment is interlinked with curriculum and teaching–learning methods enabling learning outcomes to be determined. Good quality assessment is instrumental in determining a student’s future goal and career path, besides impacting all stakeholders of the school system.   Measurement and Assessment in Teaching, eleventh edition, introduces the elements of measurement and assessment that are essential to good teaching, once again paving the way for future educators. Highlights of the New Edition include:Reviews:

Description. This text employs a pragmatic approach to the study of educational tests and measurement so that teachers will understand essential psychometric concepts and be able to apply them in the classroom. The principles that guide the development of this text are. CONTENTS Unit 1: Educational Testing and Assessment: Concept, Context, Issues and Current Trends 1 Unit 2: Measurement and Evaluation: Concept, Need, Scope, Difference and Relevance 16 Unit 3: Scales of Measurement: Ordinal, Nominal, Interval, Ratio 31 Unit 4: Characteristics of a Good Test 37 Unit 5: Planning for Different Types of Test 46 Unit 6: Validity – Types, Methods and Usability of assessment and its importance in the teaching/learning process. In the most general sense, assessment is the process of making a judgment or measurement of worth of an entity (e.g., person, process, or program). Educational assessment involves gathering and evaluating data evolving from planned learning activities or programs.   These measurement tools are held to standards and can be used to obtain reliable results. When used properly, they accurately gather data for educators and administrators. Some standard measurements in education are raw scores, percentile ranks and standard scores. Assessment. One of the primary measurement tools in education is the assessment. Teachers gather .

  Measurement and Assessment in Teaching, 10e, introduces the classroom teacher to those elements of measurement and assessment that are essential to good teaching/5(8). Today schools have access to the use of a range of techniques for student’s assessment, teacher performance, school’s effectiveness and the evaluation of the school system as a whole. The aim of the book is to provide an in-depth knowledge and understanding of measurement, evaluation and statistics in education—both from theoretical and practical aspects. Measurement and Evaluation in Education (PDE ) 36 Measurement stops at ascribing the quantity but not making value judgement on the child’s performance. Assessment Assessment is a fact finding activity that describes conditions that exists at a particular time. Assessment often involves measurement to gather data. Book Description. Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement explores the ways in which the theory and practice of both educational measurement and the assessment of student learning in classroom settings mutually inform one another. Chapters by assessment and measurement experts consider the nature of classroom assessment information, from student achievement to affective and .