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The Role of Assessment in Schools - Ray Sumner

The Role of Assessment in Schools

Paperback Published: 4th April 1991
ISBN: 9780700512638
Number Of Pages: 256

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"The Role of Assessment in Schools" looks at the conceptual aspects of tests and testing and also gives practical guidelines on how to use tests to their best effect. It considers the development of tests, the types and scope of tests, their application and interpretation, and answers questions on who wants testing, whether the test is appropriate or biased, and whether the results are consistent?.

Preface and Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
The Increasing Involvement of Teachers in the Assessment of Pupilsp. 1
Tests as Educational Assessmentsp. 10
The Scope of Testsp. 38
Test Typesp. 61
Scales and Their Interpretationp. 69
Handling Test Datap. 99
Test Development Methodsp. 141
The Circumstances of Testingp. 172
Using Tests Purposefullyp. 183
Perspectives on Testingp. 199
Referencesp. 220
Indexp. 227
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ISBN: 9780700512638
ISBN-10: 0700512632
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 4th April 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1