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Modern Classroom Assessment

by Bruce B Frey SAGE Publications, Inc
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In his new text Modern Classroom Assessment Bruce Frey covers all historically and current classroom assessment approaches: traditional assessment, performance assessment, formative assessment, authentic assessment, and universal test design. Frey includes a review of compelling evidence for the use of each classroom assessment approach, demonstrating why the approaches are considered best practice and research-based.
Special Features: Each chapter begins with a Looking Ahead section as well as a list of key learning objectives. Good Question! Boxes in a question and answer format highlight common misconceptions and explain potential trouble spots Real World Choices Teachers Make boxes highlight issues from real classrooms to engage student learning Technology features highlight technologyas increasing role in classroom assessment. Thereas A Stat For That boxes walk students through the more complicated mathematical issues in assessment Closer Look text boxes highlight interesting issues in assessment for more in-depth coverage

Chapter 1: Modern Classroom AssessmentChapter 2: The Language of Classroom AssessmentChapter 3: Basic Assessment Strategy: Categories of Learning, Objectives and Backward DesignChapter 4: Formative AssessmentChapter 5: Summative Assessment: Traditional Paper-and-Pencil TestsChapter 6: Constructed-Response Items and Scoring RubricsChapter 7: Performance-based AssessmentChapter 8: Authentic AssessmentChapter 9: Universal Test DesignChapter 10: AccommodationsChapter 11: Understanding Scores from Classroom AssessmentsChapter 12: Making the GradeChapter 13: Standardized Tests

Bruce B. Frey, Ph.D. is an award-winning teacher and scholar at the University of Kansas. His areas of research include classroom assessment and instrument development. Dr. Frey is the author of the popular introductory statistics book, Statistics Hacks, published by OaReilly, and the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Research Design, published by SAGE. In his spare time, he collects comic books, and is especially fond of 1960as DC stories wherein super-pets turn against their superhero masters.