ERIC Number: ED284717
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation in the Mathematics Classroom: From What and Why to How and Where. Revised Edition.
Suydam, Marilyn N.
This document discusses the role and the scope of evaluation in the mathematics classroom. The scope of mathematics objectives to be evaluated, the scope of evaluation purposes in the mathematics classroom, and the scope of evaluation procedures are noted. Specific comments are made on various evaluation procedures, including: (1) observations; (2) interviews; (3) inventories and checklists; (4) attitude scales; (5) criterion-referenced tests; (6) norm-referenced tests; (7) standardized tests; and (8) diagnostic tests. Both general and specific suggestions for planning tests and for writing various test items are included. Types of test items discussed include multiple choice, true-false, matching, completion and essay. An extensive list of selected references is included to direct attention to documents which will provide additional help. (TW)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Cognitive Development, Criterion Referenced Tests, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Norm Referenced Tests, Secondary School Mathematics, Standardized Tests, Student Attitudes, Test Construction
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.
Note: For first edition see ED 086 517.