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Author Popham, W. James.

Title Test better, teach better : the instructional role of assessment / W. James Popham
Published Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, [2003]


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Description x, 174 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents The links between testing and teaching -- How tests can clarify the curriculum -- Too many testing targets -- Validity, reliability, and bias -- An introduction to test-building -- Selected-response items -- Constructed-response items -- The value of affective assessment -- Uses and misuses of standardized achievement tests -- Instructionally supportive standards-based tests -- Collecting credible classroom evidence of instructional impact -- Epilogue, Cora in her classroom : an illustration of instructionally focused testing
Summary Examines the correlation between assessment and instruction and provides suggestions to test construction, interpretation, and application
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Educational tests and measurements.
Effective teaching.
Genre/Form Examinations.
Guide (Descripteur de forme).
Author EBSCOhost
LC no. 2003011511
ISBN 0871206676 alkaline paper
9780871206671 alkaline paper
Other Titles Instructional role of assessment
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