Writing Test Items to Evaluate Higher Order Thinking

Writing Test Items to Evaluate Higher Order Thinking

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Here's a book intended to help readers develop better test questions -- aimed at measuring their students' (or future students') higher level thinking abilities such as writing, reading, mathematical or scientific problem solving, critical thinking, and creative thinking. This book is practical in its approach -- replete with examples -- and focuses on many different question types with the main objective being to select the item type most appropriate for the material being measured. It covers multiple-choice items, designing performance test items, creating and scoring portfolios, and writing survey items. Item-writing templates are provided in each chapter. Preservice and inservice teachers.The Open-Ended Question or Instruction (Also Known as the Essay Item) This brings us to a controversial issue regarding the essay format. For any open- ended item with a correct answer, we also could construct a comparable multiple- anbsp;...

Title:Writing Test Items to Evaluate Higher Order Thinking
Author:Thomas M. Haladyna
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 1997


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