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Assessment in the classroom constructing and interpreting texts

Cunningham, George K.

London : Falmer 1998

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  • Title:
    Assessment in the classroom constructing and interpreting texts
  • Author/Creator: Cunningham, George K.
  • Publisher: London : Falmer
  • Creation Date: 1998
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (234 p.).
  • Bibliography: Bibliography: p. 214-217.
  • Subjects: Educational tests and measurements; Examinations -- Design and construction; Examinations -- Interpretation; Examinations -- Validity; Grading and marking (Students)
  • Description: Educational assessment, at one time a relatively uncontroversial subject, is now riven by a diversity of views. The most crucial division is between those who continue to believe in the effectiveness of objective assessment techniques and those who favour alternative methods. This book presents an analysis of the strengths, weaknesses and rationales for both.
  • Notes: Bibliography: p. 214-217.
  • Contents: Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Appendices, Tables and Figures; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Interpreting Test Results; 3 Planning Classroom Assessments; 4 Objective Test Items; 5 Constructed Response Items; 6 Alternative Assessment; 7 Developing Valid Grading Procedures; 8 Standardized Achievement Tests; 9 The Ethics of Student Assessment; Appendix A: Assumptions and scaling; Appendix B: Computation of the standard deviation; Appendix C: Description of the normal curve; Appendix D: Computation of correlation coefficients; Appendix E: Computation of percentiles
    Appendix F: Computing normalized T-scoresAppendix G: Computation of coefficient alpha and KR-21; References; Index
  • OCLC Number: 475958587
  • Identifier: ISBN1-135-71185-2;ISBN1-280-15606-6;ISBN0-203-97489-1