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ERIC Number: ED013761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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TESTING AND EVALUATION FOR THE SCIENCES IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL.
HEDGES, WILLIAM D.
WRITTEN PRIMARILY FOR SCIENCE TEACHERS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS, THIS BOOK DEALS WITH TEST CONSTRUCTION WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON PLANNING, RULES FOR WRITING TEST ITEMS, AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THE ORGANIZATION OF EXAMINATIONS. PRESENTED ARE SUGGESTIONS FOR DEVELOPING INSTRUMENTS TO TEST FOR (1) VARIOUS KINDS OF KNOWLEDGE, (2) UNDERSTANDING, AND (3) THE ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING. THE MAJOR TYPES OF TEST ITEMS--ESSAY, MULTIPLE CHOICE, TRUE AND FALSE, MATCHING, AND COMPLETION--ARE CONSIDERED AND THEIR ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES ARE LISTED. DISCUSSED ARE STATISTICAL CONCEPTS RELATED TO EVALUATION AND METHODS OF SCORING TESTS AND DETERMINING LETTER GRADES. APPENDED ARE (1) A LIST OF MOST COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE STANDARDIZED TESTS, (2) A LIST OF PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS, AND (3) ITEM ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES FOR ANALYZING AND REVISING TEST QUESTIONS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE WADSWORTH PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC., 10 DAVIS DRIVE, BELMONT, CALIFORNIA. (AG)
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