ERIC Number: ED167589
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Instructional Support System--Occupational Education II. ISSOE Teacher Assessment Guidelines.
Abramson, Theodore; Gass, Steven
A detailed and condensed discussion describes the process of test item preparation in general, with special application to the measurement of learning in occupational education. Because the Instructional Support System Occupational Education (ISSOE) has as a policy a emphasis on input from teachers, these guidelines have been prepared to assist teachers to contribute high quality test items and assessment procedures. The first phase in the process is the statement of behavioral objectives in the four domains: cognitive, psychomotor, perceptual, and affective. Examples of various kinds of test items are given and discussed, and matched to objectives classified under knowing and understanding, doing (including both psychomotor and perceptual tasks), and being (affective). Suggestions or rules are given for constructing items that will match the stated objectives, including rules for multiple-choice, true-false, matching, completion, short answer and essay questions. Performance measures are also described, together with scoring methods. Identification tasks are discussed. Suggestions are made for measures in the affective domain. Finally, procedures are given for assessing the assessment, including a checklist for that purpose. (CT,)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Objectives, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Guidelines, Occupational Tests, Performance Tests, Psychomotor Objectives, Scoring, Secondary Education, Test Construction, Testing, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Occupational Education Instruction.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Inst. for Research and Development in Occupational Education.