ERIC Number: ED447184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Essential Assessment Concepts for Teachers and Administrators. Experts in Assessment.
McMillan, James H.
This guide shows how to integrate assessment with teaching and learning to reach educational goals. The aim is to present assessment concepts in a concise manner that can be understood and applied by teachers, administrators, and other school personnel. The chapters, organized around major assessment topics, are: (1) "Integrating Assessment with Teaching and Learning"; (2) "Validity"; (3) "Reliability"; (4) "Fairness"; (5) "Understanding and Using Numerical Data"; and (6) "Interpreting and Using National and State Standardized Assessments." (Contains 20 tables, 29 figures, and 36 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Reliability, Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Validity
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-6840-X, $24.95; library edition: ISBN-0-8039-6839-6, $55.95). Tel: 805-499-9734; Fax: 805-499-5323; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A