Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

9780131273931: Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

For Classroom Assessment and Test and Measurement courses in Education Departments


The market-leader, this outstanding volume introduces prospective teachers to all of the elements of assessment that are essential to good teaching. Through direct, clear writing and a presentation that assumes no previous knowledge of measurement, it provides students with an understanding of the role of assessment in the instructional process.  With step-by-step instruction, the book helps students learn how to construct effective test questions that are aligned with learning objectives.   It also helps students evaluate published tests and properly interpret scores of standardized tests.


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Measurement and Assessment in Teaching, 10/e

M. David Miller, Robert L. Linn, and Norman Gronlund



Measurement and Assessment in Teaching, tenth edition, introduces the elements of measurement and assessment that are essential to good teaching. In a presentation that assumes no previous knowledge of assessment or measurement, the text provides crystal clear step-by-step instruction on such topics as constructing test questions, aligning assessment with learning goals, and interpreting standardized tests. 


The tenth edition includes:

Significant coverage of the Standards Movement and No Child Left Behind legislation

  • For example, see Chapter 1 for discussions of the changing context of testing and the assessments required to meet state and federal mandates.

Detailed, straightforward guidelines for how to construct test items with many concrete examples

  • Step-by-step Checklists and Guidelines are provided to help students apply content.  These provide quick reference guides for how to write items, provide feedback to students, and more.  (See, for example, pp. 60, 179, 212 and 321.)

Coverage of both formative and summative assessment and of all practical aspects of classroom assessment teachers need

  • Including informal assessment procedures like observation (Chapter 13), methods for constructing objective test items(Chapters 7 and 8), measuring complex achievement (Chapters 9-11), assessing portfolios (Chapter 12), grading (Chapter 15), and evaluating published tests (Chapters 16-19).

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Linn, Robert; Miller, M.
Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0131273930 ISBN 13: 9780131273931
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