Constructed-Response Tests: Building and Bettering, Mastering Assessment: A Self-Service System for Educators, Pamphlet 7 (Mastering Assessment Series)

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Tests that require students to generate responses from scratch can be a great way to evaluate learning, but the logistics of creating—and improving—short-answer and essay items are often murky. This booklet, Constructed-Response Tests: Building and Bettering, provides a set of guidelines for generating this type of test item and scoring students’ responses. 

 

MASTERING ASSESSMENT is a set of fifteen practical, easy-to-use booklets covering a wide range of topics related to educational assessment and accountability. These groundbreaking booklets put the most relevant information on assessment at teachers’ fingertips and provide an important resource for educators looking to learn the ins and outs of becoming “assessment literate.” Paired with the series' F acilitator's Guide (available for download at no additional charge from Pearson's Instructor Resource Center), Mastering Assessment is the perfect tool for building assessment literacy either in self-study or a professional development program.  

    

Don't miss all the books in the Mastering Assessment Series by W. James Popham:

• Appropriate and Inappropriate Tests for Evaluating Schools

• Assessing Students’ Affect

• Assessing Students with Disabilities

• Assessment Bias: How to Banish It

• Classroom Evidence of Successful Teaching

• College Entrance Examinations: The SAT and the ACT

• How Testing Can Help Teaching

• Interpreting the Results of Large-Scale Assessments

• Portfolio Assessment and Performance Testing

• Reliability: What Is It and Is It Necessary?

• Selected-Response Tests: Building and Bettering

• The Role of Rubrics in Testing and Teaching

• Test Preparation: Sensible or Sordid?

• Validity: Assessment’s Cornerstone

 

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• What are the pros and cons of constructed-response items?

• How can constructed-response items be developed and improved?

• What guidelines should you follow when creating short-answer and essay items?

• How can teachers more defensibly score students’ responses to essay items?

 

Tests that require students to generate responses from scratch can be a great way to

evaluate learning, but the logistics of creating–and improving–short-answer and

essay items are often murky. This booklet, Constructed-Response Tests: Building and

Bettering, provides a set of guidelines for generating this type of test item and scoring

students’ responses. 

 

MASTERING ASSESSMENT is a set of fifteen practical, easy-to-use booklets covering a

wide range of topics related to educational assessment and accountability. These groundbreaking

booklets put the most relevant information on assessment at teachers’ fi ngertips

and provide an important resource for educators looking to learn the ins and outs of

becoming “assessment literate.”

 

W. James Popham is a nationally recognized expert on educational testing. For 30 years

he taught courses at UCLA in instructional methods for prospective teachers, and courses

in evaluation and measurement. He has also authored over 25 books in the fi elds of

curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

About the Author:

W. James Popham is a nationally recognized expert on educational testing. For 30 years he taught courses at UCLA in instructional methods for prospective teachers, and courses in evaluation and measurement. He has also authored over 25 books in the fields of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

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