Essentials of standardized achievement testing

Essentials of standardized achievement testing

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/* 2691L-4, Haladyna, Thomas M., Essentials of Standardized Achievement Testing: Validity and Accountability */ This book examines standardized achievement testing in critical terms with the notion that students should be tested in ways that benefit them and their learning. This book seeks to increase readers' understanding of standardized testing so that they will become intelligent consumers, and is organized around the central issues of interpretation, usage, and consequences of testing. Focused on issues, and based on the most current research and practice. This material offers educators, administrators and policy makers information critical to success in today's classroom. Market: K-12 Faculty and Administrators, Parent Teacher Coordinators.Table 5.3 provides an unsystematic and probably unrepresentative set of state testing programs. ... This security is important to ensure that teachers and others will not use previous tests and simply teach answers to test items, which most educators ... Finally, even if states have their own tests, they often like to know how to link to national or international standards. ... Interestingly, samples of students from grades 3 through 9 were given Oregona#39;s content standards tests in reading andanbsp;...

Title:Essentials of standardized achievement testing
Author:Thomas M. Haladyna
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2002-02-11


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