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Reliability: What Is It and Is It Necessary? W. James Popham

Reliability: What Is It and Is It Necessary?

W. James Popham

Published June 12th 2011
ISBN : 9780132734967
Paperback
31 pages
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If tests are unreliable, they arent of much use to you or your students. This booklet, Reliability: What Is It and Is It Necessary?, takes a keen look at the three sanctioned ways of measuring a test s reliability. You ll also learn how to computeMoreIf tests are unreliable, they arent of much use to you or your students. This booklet, Reliability: What Is It and Is It Necessary?, takes a keen look at the three sanctioned ways of measuring a test s reliability. You ll also learn how to compute reliability indices for your own classroom tests and whether you should. The MASTERING ASSESSMENT seriesis 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 acilitators Guide (available for download at no additional charge from Pearsons Instructor Resource Center), Mastering Assessment is the perfect tool for building assessment literacy either inself-studyor a professional development program. Dont miss all the books in theMastering 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 Constructed-Response Tests: Building and Bettering 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