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Technology and Testing : Improving Educational and Psychological Measurement (Hardcover)

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From early answer sheets filled in with number 2 pencils, to tests administered by mainframe computers, to assessments wholly constructed by computers, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement. The numerous and rapid advances have immediate impact on test creators, assessment professionals, and those who implement and analyze assessments. This comprehensive new volume brings together leading experts on the issues posed by technological applications in testing, with chapters on game-based assessment, testing with simulations, video assessment, computerized test development, large-scale test delivery, model choice, validity, and error issues.

Including an overview of existing literature and ground-breaking research, each chapter considers the technological, practical, and ethical considerations of this rapidly-changing area. Ideal for researchers and professionals in testing and assessment,Technology and Testing provides a critical and in-depth look at one of the most pressing topics in educational testing today.

From early answer sheets filled in with number 2 pencils, to tests administered by mainframe computers, to assessments wholly constructed by computers, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement. The numerous and rapid advances have immediate impact on test creators, assessment professionals, and those who implement and analyze assessments. This comprehensive new volume brings together leading experts on the issues posed by technological applications in testing, with chapters on game-based assessment, testing with simulations, video assessment, computerized test development, large-scale test delivery, model choice, validity, and error issues.

Including an overview of existing literature and ground-breaking research, each chapter considers the technological, practical, and ethical considerations of this rapidly-changing area. Ideal for researchers and professionals in testing and assessment,Technology and Testing provides a critical and in-depth look at one of the most pressing topics in educational testing today.

Number of Pages: 355
Genre: Education, Psychology
Sub-Genre: Cognitive Psychology, Testing + Measurement
Series Title: Ncme Applications of Educational Measurement and Assessment
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: September 11, 2015
TCIN: 21398628
UPC: 9780415717151
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-3985

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