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Measurement And Statistics For Teachers

Author : Malcolm L. Van Blerkom
ISBN : 9781315464756
Genre : Education
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Measurement and Statistics for Teachers deftly combines descriptive statistics and measurement in the classroom into a student-friendly, practical volume. Based on a course taught by the author for the past 25 years, this book offers to undergraduate education students a clear account of the basic issues in measurement and details best practices for administering performance assessments, interpreting test scores, and evaluating student writing. This second edition includes updated pedagogical features, timely discussions of student assessment, state standards (including NCLB), and an expanded focus that incorporates the needs of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary teachers.

Measurement And Statistics For Teachers

Author : Malcolm Van Blerkom
ISBN : 1410618889
Genre : Education
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Written in a student-friendly style, Measurement and Statistics for Teachers shows teachers how to use measurement and statistics wisely in their classes. Although there is some discussion of theory, emphasis is given to the practical, everyday uses of measurement and statistics. The second part of the text provides more complete coverage of basic descriptive statistics and their use in the classroom than in any text now available. Comprehensive and accessible, Measurement and Statistics for Teachers includes: Short vignettes showing concepts in action Numerous classroom examples Highlighted vocabulary Boxes summarizing related concepts End-of-chapter exercises and problems Six full chapters devoted to the essential topic of Classroom Tests Instruction on how to carry out informal assessments, performance assessments, and portfolio assessments, and how to use and interpret standardized tests A five-chapter section on Descriptive Statistics, giving instructors the option of more thoroughly teaching basic measurement constructs such as validity, reliability, and score reporting

Measurement And Teaching

Author : Patrick W. Miller
ISBN : 0967327962
Genre : Education
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Measurement and Teaching provides up-to-date guidelines, procedures, techniques, and practical examples that are used by teachers to construct quality classroom tests that correspond to specific student learning outcomes. Furthermore, the book provides strategies that teachers use to evaluate published tests and interpret test results. Measurement and Teaching includes checklists for writing objectives, planning tests, developing test items, preparing test directions, and assembling and administering tests. Each chapter concludes with comprehensive review questions and exercises. The book also includes two inclusive exercises, a glossary, a bibliography, and four appendices: (A) sample verbs for writing instructional objectives; (B) sample test items; (C) answers to review questions; and (D) answers to exercises. Measurement and Teaching is designed for undergraduate or graduate students completing an introductory course in educational tests and measurement. The author assumes no previous knowledge of data analysis or statistics on the part of the reader.

Educational Measurement And Evaluation

Author : J. Swarupa Rani
ISBN : 8171418597
Genre : Educational evaluation
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Imparting knowledge is one thing and measuring the same is another. Similarly, perfect teaching is one thing and evaluating the learners is another. In fact, for measurement and evaluation of the level of knowledge of learners requires a particular acumen and a different skills. In today s educational world, the scholars have accorded the status of an art to the capability of an educator or teacher, which he or she possesses and exhibits in testing and ranking his or her pupils at various intervals of time. Now, we find expert evaluators and examiners, who specialise in conducting different tests, and examinations. In fact, all teachers, should master this skills. However, this is a new stream, which demands flawless methods and techniques for carrying out the exercises, known as Evaluation and Measurement.

Descriptive Statistics For Teachers

Author : Estelle S. Gellman
ISBN : UVA:X000678252
Genre : Education
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Measurement Evaluation And Assessment In Education

ISBN : 9788120352506
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Assessment and evaluation are central to the educational system of a country as they impact the national policy of education, besides helping in framing future strategies for growth of the nation. The process of measurement, evaluation and assessment is interlinked with curriculum and teaching–learning methods enabling learning outcomes to be determined. Good quality assessment is instrumental in determining a student’s future goal and career path, besides impacting all stakeholders of the school system. An effective school system cannot be built where the students are examined on the basis of mere paper and pencil tests. Today schools have access to the use of a range of techniques for student’s assessment, teacher performance, school’s effectiveness and the evaluation of the school system as a whole. The aim of the book is to provide an in-depth knowledge and understanding of measurement, evaluation and statistics in education—both from theoretical and practical aspects. It also offers a concise, step-by-step guide that helps in making assessment simple and economical in terms of money and time, besides being a boon for any institution. The book contains effective strategies to facilitate enhanced learning by explaining the interpretation of test scores. It has several Illustrative examples drawn from the author′s experience. Portfolios are proving to be a great way of assessment, and how to incorporate them in the teaching–learning process is dealt with in detail. Instructions for constructing rubrics for evaluation of different domains of learning, i.e., cognitive, psychomotor and affective have also been included in the book. Item analysis, basic statistics and different types of tests are discussed elaborately.

Passport To Professional Numeracy

Author : Heather Cooke
ISBN : 1853467898
Genre : Education
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This is a key text for all students who need to pass the Teacher Training Agency (TTA) Numeracy Test to gain Qualified Teacher Status. The book has been awarded the kitemark of approval by the TTA. Schools now have to cope with a great deal of numerical information. Some of this is for day-to-day planning and monitoring, and some for strategic management and evaluation. Because of these additional demands, teachers in training are now required to demonstrate their skills and knowledge of basic arithmetic and statistics before they can be awarded Qualified Teacher Status. This book will help them revise their numeracy and acquire the necessary skills. It will also be of great value to newly qualified and established teachers.

Assessing And Measuring Statistics Cognition In Higher Education Online Environments Emerging Research And Opportunities

Author : Chase, Justin P.
ISBN : 9781522524212
Genre : Education
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The ability to effective learn, process, and retain new information is critical to the success of any student. Since mathematics are becoming increasingly more important in our educational systems, it is imperative that we devise an efficient system to measure these types of information recall. Assessing and Measuring Statistics Cognition in Higher Education Online Environments: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical reference source that overviews the current state of higher education learning assessment systems. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics such as statistical cognitions, online learning implications, cognitive development, and curricular mismatches, this publication is ideally designed for academics, students, educators, professionals, and researchers seeking innovative perspectives on current assessment and measurement systems within our educational facilities.

Reflections On Statistics

Author : Susanne P. Lajoie
ISBN : 9781136490866
Genre : Education
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An issue in the current push for reform in mathematics education is the call to address statistics at the precollege level. This volume represents the emerging findings of an interdisciplinary collaboration among a group of mathematics educators, cognitive scientists, teachers, and statisticians to construct an understanding of how to introduce statistics education and assessment for students in elementary and secondary schools. A premise shared by the contributors to this volume is that when students are introduced to statistics at the K-12 level and provided with opportunities to do statistics that are related to actual life situations, they will be better prepared for decision making in the real world. The interdisciplinary nature of the group of researchers stimulated a lively interchange of ideas for enhancing the learning, teaching, and assessment of statistical understanding, which is reflected in this volume. Mathematics educators contribute their insights into how teachers teach mathematical ideas and heighten our awareness of the ecological needs of the current mathematics classroom. Cognitive scientists share their understanding of developmental differences in learning and present theoretical perspectives that contribute to the design of effective learning environments. Classroom teachers share their ideas about classroom activities and assessment of student learning, as well as their concerns for in-service training and workshops to help teachers acquire skills in this new content area. Statisticians offer their understanding of what is feasible to teach in the early grades, and what their view is of statistical literacy. The book is organized around four interdependent themes: content, teaching, learning, and assessment. By focusing their respective chapters on particular themes, the authors intend to cultivate a better understanding of how each relates to improvements in statistics education. This is the first book to: * address statistics learning in grades K-12, * address issues of statistical curriculum content in grades K-12, * address issues of assessment of statistics learning in grades K-12, * bring issues of technology instruction and assessment in statistics education in grades K-12, and * look at teacher education for statistics instruction in grades K-12. This is a must-read book for both practitioners and researchers involved in K-12 mathematics education.

Knowledge Based Intelligent Information And Engineering Systems

Author : Rajiv Khosla
ISBN : 9783540288947
Genre : Computers
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The four volume set LNAI 3681, LNAI 3682, LNAI 3683, and LNAI 3684 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES 2005, held in Melbourne, Australia in September 2005. The 716 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from nearly 1400 submissions. The papers present a wealth of original research results from the field of intelligent information processing in the broadest sense; topics covered in the first volume are intelligent design support systems, data engineering, knowledge engineering and ontologies, knowledge discovery and data mining, advanced network application, approaches and methods of security engineering, chance discovery, information hiding and multimedia signal processing, soft computing techniques and their applications, intelligent agent technology and applications, smart systems, knowledge - based interface systems, intelligent information processing for remote sensing, intelligent human computer interaction systems, experience management and knowledge management, network (security) real-time and fault tolerant systems, advanced network application and real-time systems, and intelligent watermarking algorithms.

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