ERIC Number: ED161281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
How to Write Criterion-Referenced Tests for Spanish-English Bilingual Programs.
Tombari, Martin; Mangino, Evangelina
This manual is intended to serve as a step-by-step guide to writing criterion-referenced tests. It includes directions on constructing and scoring various types of test items to measure each level of cognitive function. The manual gives a method for writing, analyzing and rewriting instructional objectives; preparing a content outline; matching test items with objectives; and writing the test items. This guide can be used as a self-paced learning device, as a workshop manual, or as reference material. It provides examples and exercises in both Spanish and English to facilitate skill mastery and reinforce concepts. (Author/AMH)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Education, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Objectives, Cognitive Processes, Criterion Referenced Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Essay Tests, Guides, Higher Education, Item Analysis, Language Instruction, Language Tests, Learning Processes, Mastery Tests, Objective Tests, Scoring, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Test Construction, Test Items, Testing
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, 6504 Tracor Lane, Austin, Texas ($3.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.