Developing and using classroom assessments by Albert Oosterhof

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Published by Pearson Education in Upper Saddle River, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Examinations -- Design and construction.,
  • Examinations -- Validity.,
  • Examinations -- Interpretation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAlbert Oosterhof.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB3060.65 .O67 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19968591M
ISBN 100132414295
ISBN 109780132414296
LC Control Number2008018014

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9 ISBN Developing and Using Classroom Assessments Albert Oosterhof Fourth Edition 4e ­. The Handbook of Classroom Assessment takes a multi-dimensional approach to classroom assessment. A successful combination of theory and practice, the book emphasizes the assessment of classroom learning within content areas and the development of standards for evaluation.

Chapter 1 • Classroom Assessment: Every Student a Learner [ 2 ] CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT LITERACY We define classroom assessment literacy as the knowledge and skills needed to do two things: (1) gather accurate information about student achievement, and (2) use the assessment process and its results effectively to improve achievement (Figure ).

Teachers trust the results from these assessments because of their direct relation to classroom instructional goals. Plus, results are immediate and easy to analyze at the individual student level.

To use classroom assessments to make improvements, however, teachers must change both their view of assessments and their interpretation of results.

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Intended for Test and Measurement courses, it can also be used as a supplement in an Educational Psychology or Teaching Methods course. Developing and using classroom assessments. [Albert Oosterhof] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Albert Oosterhof.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Developing and Using Classroom Assessments (4th Edition) by Albert Oosterhof and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book focuses on how to create accurate classroom assessments and how to incorporate assessments daily while teaching in the classroom.

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Assessments are used to gather evidence. How to Use the Assessments in This Book The quick formative assessments found within this book are designed for easy implementation in any classroom.

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Classroom assessment is a one of the most important tools teachers can use to understand the needs of their students. When executed properly and on an ongoing basis, classroom assessment.

James H. McMillan, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Classroom assessment is a set of strategies, techniques, and procedures that teachers and students engage in to collect, evaluate, and report student achievement.

It is a tool teachers use to gather data and information about how students are progressing in what they know and in the. The only book of its kind to provide a comprehensive overview of assessment used to support learning, Assessment and Learning makes this area accessible and understandable for a wise range of users.

This unique text is a major source of practice-based theory on assessment for learning, a formative assessment to support individual development and motivate learners. Instructional Job Aid | Classroom Assessment Techniques Page 4 Use various classroom assessment techniques The classroom assessment techniques described below were selected and adapted from Cross and Angelo’s book Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for Faculty.

These are just a few methods involving brief written exercises. For other. Classroom-Based Assessment is an online mini-course for teachers of preschool children. In this course, you will learn about evidence-based assessment, as well as observation and documentation within the classroom.

"In Assessment as Learning, Dr. Earl shares her deep understanding of classroom assessment and her commitment to harnessing its power for student begins at the beginning, focusing on assessing what students believe is true and using assessment information to help students develop and extend learning from those initial beliefs.

Handbook on Test Development: Helpful Tips for Creating Reliable and Valid Classroom Tests Allan S. Cohen and James A. Wollack Testing & Evaluation Services University of Wisconsin-Madison. Terminology Used in Testing The development of such a set of specifications is the crucial first step in.

Teacher competency in classroom assessment has been listed as one of the important topics in educations. The assessment occurs within the process of teaching and learning able verifies student's. Developing Classroom Performance Assessments and Scoring Rubrics - Part I. ERIC Digest. A difficulty that is faced in the use of performance assessments is determining how the students' responses will be scored.

Scoring rubrics provide one mechanism for scoring student responses to a variety of different types of performance assessments. Classroom assessments (CAs) have key advantages over interim, end-of-course, and state assessments.

This resource details why CAs should become the primary method for formally measuring student learning and growth over time and outlines how teachers, schools, and districts can design CAs that are equally if not more reliable and valid than.

Language Assessment in Real Classrooms 3 We use examples from Beth’s classroom in all of the core chapters of this book—checking for under - standing, social versus academic language, assessing oral language, assessing literacy, and content-area language assessment.

Meet toM. Assessment. Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom: A Guide for Instructional Leaders () by Connie M. Moss and Susan M. Brookhart; Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom: A Guide for Instructional Leaders, 2nd Edition () by Connie M.

Moss and Susan M. Brookhart; Assessing Student Outcomes: Performance Assessment Using the Dimensions of. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Many associate summative assessments only with standardized tests such as state assessments, but they are also used at and are an important part of district and classroom programs.

Summative assessment at the district/classroom level is an accountability measure that is generally used as part of the grading process. Informal assessments are not data driven but rather content and performance driven.

For example, running records are informal assessments because they indicate how well a student is reading a specific book. Scores such as 10 correct out of 15, percent of words read correctly, and most rubric scores are given from this type of assessment.

The book, Classroom Assessment for Student Learning: Doing It Right—Using It Well has been designed to help teachers develop and refine their classroom assessment practices so that they serve to improve, not just measure, student learning. With content drawn from the measurement field and adapted to the needs of the classroom teacher, the bookFile Size: KB.

4 CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT. Assessments can be classified in terms of the way they relate to instructional activities. The term classroom assessment (sometimes called internal assessment) is used to refer to assessments designed or selected by teachers and given as an integral part of classroom instruction.

Asking students to demonstrate their understanding of the subject matter is critical to the learning process; it is essential to evaluate whether the educational goals and standards of the lessons are being met.

From 's Assessment Professional Development Guide. The book, Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning, organizes research-based recommendations about formative assessment practices into an instructional framework that can improve student achievement.

Through its study you will learn the following: • How to help students develop a clear vision of the content standards they are responsible for. Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are a set of specific activities that instructors can use to quickly gauge students’ comprehension.

They are generally used to assess students’ understanding of material in the current course, but with minor modifications they can also be used to gauge students’ knowledge coming into a course or program.

Some assessments will fit certain assessment goals and situations better than others. Reasons for using a variety of assessments include the following: • Each type of assessment has its own strengths and weaknesses. • Each form of assessment provides a different type of evidence about what students know and can do.

Using Mobile Technology for Formative Assessment in the Classroom: /ch A Bring Your Own Device Policy (BYOD), although open to criticism, has many benefits. One significant benefit of a BYOD policy is the opportunities forCited by: 1. Teachers can use classroom assessment results with increased confidence when their classroom assessment practices meet the six quality standards.

Quality assessments yield results that are accurate and reliable, are free of bias, and include all students. Additionally, it is important that teachers review their assessment practices and revise.The information gained from appropriate assessment enables teachers to provide exceptional students with improved access to the general education curriculum.

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