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Developing tests and questionnaires for a national assessment of educational achievement
(2008)
  • Prue Anderson, ACER
  • George Morgan
Abstract
The authors introduce readers to the activities involved in the development of achievement tests, including developing as assessment framework, writing multiple choice and constructed response type items, pretesting, producing test booklets, and handscoring items. A section on questionnaire construction features designing questionnaires, writing questions, coding responses, and linking questionnaire and test score data. The final section covers the development of a test administration manual, selecting test administrators, and contacting sampled schools. A companion CD contains examples of released items from national and international tests, sample questionnaires, and administrative manuals. [Back cover, ed]
Keywords
  • Academic achievement,
  • Educational testing,
  • Evaluation,
  • Examiners,
  • Pretesting,
  • Questionnaires,
  • Test construction,
  • Testing
Publication Date
2008
Editor
Vincent Greaney and Thomas Kellaghan
Publisher
World Bank
Series
National assessment of educational achievement
ISBN
9780821374979 ; 9780821374986
Citation Information
Prue Anderson and George Morgan. Developing tests and questionnaires for a national assessment of educational achievement. Washington DCVol. 2 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/prue_anderson/11/