ED 565 Large-Scale Assessment: Procedures and Practice (Spring: 3)

Cross Listed with PY565
Recommended: ED/PY 462 and ED/PY 468
Examines large scale assessment procedures internationally (TIMSS and PIRLS) and nationally (NAEP and NCLB). Considers technical, operational, and reporting procedures in view of requirements for reliability and validity as well as resource constraints and political issues. Uses examples from the TIMSS and PIRLS international assessments in mathematics, science, and reading to illustrate procedures for instrument development, sampling, data collection, analysis, IRT scaling, and reporting results.
Ina Mullis

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