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Handbook of Test Development

Edited by: Suzanne Lane , Mark R. Raymond , Thomas M. Haladyna

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415626019
eBook ISBN: 9780203102961
Adobe ISBN: 9781136242571

10.4324/9780203102961
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The second edition of the Handbook of Test Development provides graduate students and professionals with an up-to-date, research-oriented guide to the latest developments in the field. Including thirty-two chapters by well-known scholars and practitioners, it is divided into five sections, covering the foundations of test development, content definition, item development, test design and form assembly, and the processes of test administration, documentation, and evaluation. Keenly aware of developments in the field since the publication of the first edition, including changes in technology, the evolution of psychometric theory, and the increased demands for effective tests via educational policy, the editors of this edition include new chapters on assessing noncognitive skills, measuring growth and learning progressions, automated item generation and test assembly, and computerized scoring of constructed responses. The volume also includes expanded coverage of performance testing, validity, fairness, and numerous other topics.

Edited by Suzanne Lane, Mark R. Raymond, and Thomas M. Haladyna, The Handbook of Test Development, 2nd edition, is based on the revised Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, and is appropriate for graduate courses and seminars that deal with test development and usage, professional testing services and credentialing agencies, state and local boards of education, and academic libraries serving these groups.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Test Development Process Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Test Design and Development Following the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Evidence-Centered Design Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Validation Strategies Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Developing Fair Tests Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Contracting for Testing Services Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Determining Content and Cognitive Demand for Achievement Tests Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Job Analysis, Practice Analysis and the Content of Credentialing Examinations Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Learning Progressions as a Guide for Design Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Designing Tests to Measure Personal Attributes and Noncognitive Skills Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Setting Performance Standards on Tests Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Web-Based Item Development and Banking Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Selected-Response Item Development Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Design of Performance Assessments in Education Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Using Performance Tasks in Credentialing Tests Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Computerized Innovative Item Formats Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Recent Innovations in Machine Scoring of Studentand Test Taker–Written and –Spoken Responses Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Language Issues in Item Development Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Item and Test Design Considerations for Students with Special Needs Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Item Analysis for Selected-Response Test Items Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Automatic Item Generation Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Practical Issues in Designing and Maintaining Multiple Test Forms Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Vertical Scales Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Designing Computerized Adaptive Tests Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Applications of Item Response Theory Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Optimal Test Assembly Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Test Production Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Preparing Examinees for Test Taking Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Test Administration Download PDF
Chapter  30:  A Model and Good Practices for Score Reporting Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Documentation to Support Test Score Interpretation and Use Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Test Evaluation Download PDF
Author_Index Download PDF
Subject_Index Download PDF
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