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Title Handbook of classroom assessment : learning, achievement, and adjustment / edited by Gary D. Phye.

Imprint San Diego : Academic Press, ©1997.

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 545 pages) : illustrations.
Series Educational psychology series
Educational psychology.
Summary 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. Most chapters are devoted to the assessment of learning and achievement and discuss current theories. The book also features assessment of academic self-concept and subjective well-being in children and adolescents. The Handbook provides successfully field-tested examples of assessment techniques and strategies within the content areas of mathematics, social studies, foreign languages, and the visual arts. Contributing chapter authors share the unique distinction of having backgrounds that include both the development of assessment theory and first hand experience translating theory into practice at the classroom, school site, state, or national level. The book is divided into four sections. Section I discusses the top five theories with respect to what learning is, how it's related to achievement, and how we assess both in the classroom setting. Section II on standardized assessment briefly covers all major standardized achievement tests used in preschool, K-6, and 7-12. Assessment of classroom learning, Section III, presents test instruments and techniques specific to the measurement of math skills, social science skills, and artistic talent across ages and grades. Section IV on classroom practices includes an assessment of general reasoning skills and performance and how to develop a grading philosophy. Key Features * Explains the why, what, and how of classroom assessment * Combines theory and practice for a multidimensional approach to assessment * Presents test instruments and techniques specific to measuring various skills * Uses field-tested examples of assessment techniques * Provides a resource for staff development at the school site.
Contents Assessment: Perspectives and Theory: -- G.J. Cizek, Learning, Achievement, and Assessment: Constructs at a Crossroads. -- G.D. Phye, Classroom Assessment: A Multidimensional Perspective. -- B.S. Plake and J.C. Impara, Teacher Assessment Literacy: What Do Teachers Know about Assessment? -- R.C. Calfee and W.V. Masuda, Classroom Assessment as Inquiry. -- E. Quellmalz and J. Hoskyn, Classroom Assessment of Reasoning Strategies. -- H.W. Marsh and R. Craven, Academic Self-Concept: Beyond the Dustbowl. -- T.A. Bender, Assessment of Subjective Well-Being During Childhood and Adolescence. -- Standardized Assessment: -- C.E. Sanders, Assessment During the Preschool Years. -- T. Ansley, The Role of Standardized Achievement Tests in Grades K-12. -- Assessment of Classroom Learning: -- F.K. Lester, Jr., D.V. Lambdin, and R.V. Preston, A New Vision of the Nature and Purposes of Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom. -- J. Alleman and J. Brophy, Elementary Social Studies: Instruments, Activities, and Standards. -- F.M. Newmann, Authentic Assessment in Social Studies: Standards and Examples. -- N.C. Rhodes, M.H. Rosenbusch, and L. Thompson, Foreign Languages: Instruments, Techniques, and Standards. -- D. Dake and J. Weinkein, A User-Friendly Guide to Assessment in Visual Arts. -- Developing Standards: -- B.H. Loyd and D.E. Loyd, Kindergarten through Grade 12 Standards: A Philosophy of Grading. -- B.M. Stecher and J.L. Herman, Using Portfolios for Large-Scale Assessment. -- A.E. Beaton, The National Assessment of Educational Progress. -- G.D. Phye, Epilogue: Classroom Assessment--Looking Forward. -- Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Educational tests and measurements -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Learning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic achievement -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Educational psychology -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Added Author Phye, Gary D.
Other Form: Print version: Handbook of classroom assessment. San Diego : Academic Press, ©1997 0125541554 9780125541558 (DLC) 96041805 (OCoLC)35620303
ISBN 9780125541558
9780080533025 (electronic bk.)
0080533027 (electronic bk.)
9780125541565 (Paper)
0125541562 (Paper)