eBook Education Reference Guide: Evaluating Aptitude & Progress, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835516
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835510
  • DDC: 371.26
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 108 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume presents an overview of test design and the impact of nationwide standardized testing requirements and procedures. The collection starts off with an examination of test design themes and measurements, before detailing a number of different types of tests given to assess learning and aptitude. Finally, the collection looks at potential problems associated with standardized testing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Test Reliability.
2: Test Validity.
3: Psychometrics.
4: Classical Test Theory.
5: Item Response Theory.
6: Rubrics.
7: Diagnostic Teaching & Testing.
8: Criterion-Referenced Testing.
9: Intelligence Testing.
10: Aptitude Testing.
11: Computer-Adapted Testing.
12: Achievement Tests.
13: State and National Examinations.
14: Test Readiness.
15: The Commercial Test-Preparation Industry.
16: Test Bias.
17: Race, Gender & Testing.