ERIC Number: ED038385
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: 0
Building Better English Tests: A Guide for Teachers of English in the Secondary School.
Carruthers, Robert B.
The primary purpose of this leaflet is to assist the teacher of English in building good achievement tests, with special attention to planning and construction. Subjects covered are general considerations for planning a test, making a blueprint for the test, basic characteristics of effective tests and test questions, selecting the proper test questions, building effective short-answer and essay questions, and reviewing the test. (LH)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Testing, English Instruction, Essay Tests, Multiple Choice Tests, Objective Tests, Student Evaluation, Test Construction, Test Interpretation, Test Reliability, Test Selection, Testing, Testing Problems
National Council of Teachers of English, 508 South Sixth Street, Champaign, Ill. 61820 (Stock No. 00607, $1.00, prepaid)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.