ERIC Number: ED171732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Problems in Criterion-Referenced Measurement. CSE Monograph Series in Evaluation, 3.
Harris, Chester W., Ed.; And Others
Six essays on technical measurement problems in criterion referenced tests and four essays by psychometricians proposing solutions are presented: (1) "Criterion-Referenced Measurement" and Other Such Terms, by Marvin C. Alkin which is an overview of the first six papers; (2) Selecting Objectives and Generating Test Items for Objectives-Based Tests, by W. James Popham; (3) A Judgmental Approach to Criterion-Referenced Testing, by H. A. Wilson; (4) Measurement Considerations in Instructional Product Development, by Robert L. Baker; (5) Generating Criterion-Referenced Tests from Objectives-Based Assessment Systems: Unsolved Problems in Test Development, Assembly, and Interpretation, by Rodney W. Skager; (6) Problems in the Development of Criterion-Referenced Tests: The IPI Pittsburgh Experience, by Anthony J. Nitko; (7) Problems of Objectives-Based Measurement, by Chester W. Harris; (8) Thus Spake Psychometrika, by W. James Popham, an overview of the psychometricians' contributions; (9) Some Technical Characteristics of Mastery Tests, by Chester W. Harris; (10) The Preparation of Criterion-Referenced Tests, by Frederick B. Davis and James J. Diamond; (11) Prescribing Test Length for Criterion-Referenced Measurement, by Melvin R. Novick and Charles Lewis; (12) Empirical Validation of Criterion-Referenced Measures, by J. Ward Kessling. (MH)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Cognitive Objectives, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Criteria, Mastery Tests, Measurement Objectives, Psychometrics, State of the Art Reviews, Test Construction, Test Validity, Testing Problems
Center for the Sudy of Evaluation, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.