The Role Of Rubrics In Testing And Teaching, Mastering Assessment: A Self-service System For…

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byW. James Popham

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The Role of Rubrics in Testing and Teaching booklet turns rubrics inside out and reveals them as an incredibly helpful tool in the effort to teach students of all ages in a variety of subjects and assess their learning, progress, and performance.

 

The MASTERING ASSESSMENT series is 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 acilitator's Guide (available for download at no additional charge from Pearson's Instructor Resource Center), Mastering Assessment is the perfect tool for building assessment literacy either in self-study or a professional development program.  

 

 

Don't miss all the books in the Mastering 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

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The Role of Rubrics in Testing and Teaching booklet turns rubrics inside out and reveals them as an incredibly helpful tool in the effort to teach students of all ages in a variety of subjects and assess their learning, progress, and performance.   The MASTERING ASSESSMENT series is a set of fifteen practical, easy-to-use boo...

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• What are rubrics? • When should you use them? • How can you tell if your rubrics are worthless or worthwhile? • Why can good rubrics be benefi cial for both assessment and instruction?   This booklet, The Role of Rubrics in Testing and Teaching, turns rubrics inside out and reveals them as an incredibly helpful tool in ...

W. James Popham is a nationally recognized expert on educational testing. For 30 years he taught courses at UCLA in instructional methods for prospective teachers, and courses in evaluation and measurement. He has also authored over 25 books in the fields of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.5 × 7.1 × 0.2 inPublished:June 5, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013273494X

ISBN - 13:9780132734943

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Table of Contents

What’s In a Name?

When To Use a Rubric?

Why Use a Rubric?

What’s In a Rubric?

            Evaluative Criteria

            Quality Distinctions for the Evaluative Criteria

            Application Strategy

An Unwarranted Reverence for Rubrics

Rubrics – The Rancid and the Rapturous

            Hypergeneral Rubrics

            Task-Specific Rubrics

            Skill-Focused Rubrics

Judging Rubrics

            Varied Formats, Qualitative Differences

            A Rubric to Evaluate Rubrics