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Measurement and statistics for teachers

Author: Malcolm L Van Blerkom
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This text shows teachers how to use measurement and statistics wisely in their classes. Although there is some discussion of theory, emphasis is given to the practical, everyday uses of measurement and statistics such as how to develop and use effective classroom tests, how to carry out informal assessments, performance assessments, portfolio assessments, and how to use and interpret standardized tests. Part II  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm L Van Blerkom
ISBN: 9780415995658 0415995655 9780805864571 0805864571 9780203887868 0203887867
OCLC Number: 230729370
Description: xxi, 287 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to measurement --
Frames of reference: Interpreting test scores --
Developing objectives --
Reliability --
Validity --
Completion and short-answer items --
Essay items --
Multiple-choice items --
True-false items (and variations) --
Producing and administering tests --
Analyzing tests --
Informal assessment --
Performance assessments --
Portfolios --
Teaching students test-taking skills --
Standardized tests --
Alternative ways to report test scores --
The language and logic of statistics --
Frequency distributions and graphs --
Central tendency: What is a typical score? --
Variability: How spread out are the scores? --
Correlation.
Responsibility: Malcolm L. Van Blerkom.
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Shows teachers how to use measurement and statistics in their classes. This book emphasises on the practical, everyday uses of measurement and statistics such as how to develop and use effective  Read more...

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"Contemporary students are certain to be among the most tested of any generation, something unlikely to change in the next few years. Consequently, Van Blerkom's discussion of measurement and Read more...

 
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