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Tips for Improving Testing and Grading
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Tips for Improving Testing and Grading

  • John C. Ory - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Katherine E. Ryan - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

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Post-Graduate Study Skills

August 1993 | 152 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Using detailed examples, checklists and exercises, the authors show how to develop, use and grade classroom examinations. They provide a thorough, step-by-step discussion of general testing and grading issues, including: deciding on the content of an exam; assessing difficulty levels; writing different kinds of test items; scoring different test items; evaluating different subject areas; helping students revise for an exam; and developing grading methods and strategies.
 
Introduction
 
Testing What You Want to Be Testing
 
Developing a Test Plan
 
Suggestions for Writing Objective Test Items
 
Suggestions for Writing Constructed Response Test Items
 
Preparing, Administering, and Scoring Classroom Exams
 
Evaluating the Quality of Classroom Exams
 
Assigning Grades
 
Twelve Activities for Classroom Testing and Grading

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John C. Ory

Katherine E. Ryan

Katherine Ryan (B.S., Psychology, M.Ed., Special Education, Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Illinois - Urbana) is Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at UIUC. Her areas of specialization include Educational Measurement, Program Evaluation, and Applied Statistics, and she is currently Head of Measurement and Evaluation in the College of Education. Her research interests include assessment validation issues, particularly the evaluation of validity evidence based on response processes and consequences of assessments. Other interests include differential item/test functioning, and issues in... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780803949744
$53.00