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Author Popham, W. James.

Title Test better, teach better : the instructional role of assessment / W. James Popham.

Imprint Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  371.262 P812t 2003    ---  Available
Description x, 174 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Educational tests and measurements.
Effective teaching.
ISBN 0871206676 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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