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Meeting the Challenges to Measurement in an Era of Accountability
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Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1: The Challenges to Measurement in an Era of Accountability: Introduction and Overview by Henry Braun

Part I

Chapter 2: Design and Development of End of Course Tests for Student Assessment and Teacher Evaluation by Steve Ferrara and Denny Way

Chapter 3: Design and Implementation Considerations of Performance-based and Authentic Assessments for Use in Accountability Systems by Scott F. Marion and Katie Buckley

Chapter 4: Psychometric Considerations for Performance-Based Assessments and Student Learning Objectives by Suzanne Lane and Charles DePascale

Chapter 5: General Introduction to Evidence-Centered Design by Geneva D. Haertel, Terry P. Vendlinski, Daisy Rutstein, Angela DeBarger, Britte H. Cheng, Eric B. Snow, Cynthia D'Angelo, Christopher Harris, Louise Yarnall, and Liliana Ructtinger

Chapter 6: Validity and Accountability: Test Validation for 21st-century Educational Assessments by Stephen G. Sireci and Amanda Soto

Chapter 7: Commentary: Can Campbell's Law be Mitigated? by Derek C. Briggs

Part II

Chapter 8: Arts Assessment in an Age of Accountability: Challenges and Opportunities in Implementation, Design, and Measurement by Scott C. Shuler, Timothy S. Brophy, F. Robert Sabol, Susan McGreevy-Nichols, and Mary J. Schuttler

Chapter 9: Assessment Issues in World Languages by Meg Malone and Paul Sandrock

Chapter 10: Use of Evidence Centered Design in Assessment of History Learning by Kadriye Ercikan, Peter Seixas, Pamela Kaliski, andKristen Huff

Chapter 11: Assessing the Life Sciences: Using Evidence-Centered Design for Accountability Purposes by Geneva D. Haertel, Terry P. Vendlinski, Daisy Rutstein, Angela DeBarger, Britte H. Cheng, Cindy Zikar, Christopher Harris, Cynthia D'Angelo, Eric B. Snow, Marie Bienkowski, and Liliana Ructtinger

Chapter 12: Assessing Physical and Earth and Space Science in the Context of the NRC Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards by Nathaniel J. S. Brown, Scott S. Maderer, and James Wood

Chapter 13: Transforming Assessment in Mathematics: Introduction by Patricia A. Klag and Friedrich L. Kluempen

List of Contributors

List of Contributors

Index

About the Author

Henry Braun is Boisi Professor of Education and Public Policy and Director of the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Education Policy in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, USA.

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