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Essential Assessment Concepts For Teachers and Administrators (Series)Author(s):
McMillan, James H.Published:
A powerful tool to document and enhance learning!
Assessment is at the forefront of reform in education. Now, a renowned expert in the field of assessment shows how to effectively integrate assessment with teaching and learning to attain today?s educational goals.
James McMillan illustrates essential assessment concepts in a concise manner that can be understood and applied by teachers, administrators, and other school personnel. Policymakers, as well, will find the content helpful in making assessment-related decisions.
Some of the critical concepts covered:
The role of assessment in teaching
How validity is determined
Factors influencing reliability
Fairness in avoiding stereotypes
Understanding and using numerical data
Using standardized assessment results to improve instruction
Practical suggestions for classroom assessment
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