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A concise guide to assessing skill and knowledge : with music achievement as a model, Darrel Walters

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A concise guide to assessing skill and knowledge : with music achievement as a model
Title
A concise guide to assessing skill and knowledge
Title remainder
with music achievement as a model
Statement of responsibility
Darrel Walters
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
PVA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
  • facsimiles
  • music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
Label
A concise guide to assessing skill and knowledge : with music achievement as a model, Darrel Walters
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Main glossary (pages 194-203)
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 193) and index
  • Includes glossaries of terms
Carrier category
  • volume
  • computer disc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • notated music
  • computer dataset
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part One: Preparing yourself to use, interpret, and understand assessment tools : Foundational components of quantitative assessment : A philosophy ; Assessment, measurement, and evaluation ; Aptitude and achievement : Music aptitude ; Music achievement -- Reliability and validity : Reliability ; Validity -- Criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced tests ; An overview of assessment tools : Performance tests ; Knowledge tests -- Terms important to this chapter -- Key statistical tools : Introduction ; The standard normal distribution ; Describing distributions of scores : Shape ; Central tendency ; Variability -- Describing individual scores : Raw scores ; Ranks, percentages, and percentile ranks ; Standard scores ; Describing relationships between distributions of scores ; Parting thoughts ; Terms important to this chapter ; Two distributions of scores for practice calculations -- Analyzing statistics by using Microsoft Excel : Entering data ; Calculating the mean ; Calculating the standard deviation : Typing method ; Menu method -- Calculating correlation : Typing method ; Menu method -- Calculating standard scores -- Part Two: Creating and using tools by which to assess achievement : Performance testing for instructional improvement : Introduction ; Levels of performance assessment ; Constructing rating scales : Dimensions and criteria ; The continuous five-point rating scale ; The additive five-point rating scale ; Guidelines for writing a rating scale -- Using rating scales : Measurement/evaluation perspective ; Practice ; Guarding against bias ; Recording and calculating results ; Giving it a try -- Interpreting results with the help of theoretical constructs ; Pursuing validity ; Rubrics : Description ; Student involvement -- Further compromises ; Terms important to this chapter -- Performance testing for auditions and other comparison tasks : Introduction ; Ensemble auditions ; Individual challenges ; Ensemble competitions -- Knowledge testing : Introduction ; Types of knowledge tests ; Short answer, matching, and true/false formats : Short answer ; Matching ; True/False ; True/False alternative response -- The essay test : Strengths and uses of the essay test ; Drawbacks of the essay test ; Administering and scoring the essay test ; Interpreting scores from essay tests -- The multiple choice test : Multiple choice terms ; Types of multiple choice items ; General advice: constructing and administering a multiple choice test ; Writing multiple choice items ; Thwarting the games ; Item analysis ; Reliability ; Validity ; Interpreting results with the help of theoretical constructs ; Reading a computer printout ; Understanding the power of highly-discriminating tests -- Involving students for your edification and theirs : Discussing the essay test ; Discussing the multiple choice test -- Two parting thoughts about knowledge testing : Using parts to make a whole ; Keeping your eye on the prize -- Terms important to this chapter
Dimensions
22 cm +
Extent
xv, 242 pages
Isbn
9781579998110
Media category
  • unmediated
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Note
BYU copy boxed.
Other physical details
illustrations, charts, facsimiles, music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn854393349
  • UtOrBLW
Label
A concise guide to assessing skill and knowledge : with music achievement as a model, Darrel Walters
Publication
Copyright
Note
Main glossary (pages 194-203)
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 193) and index
  • Includes glossaries of terms
Carrier category
  • volume
  • computer disc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • notated music
  • computer dataset
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part One: Preparing yourself to use, interpret, and understand assessment tools : Foundational components of quantitative assessment : A philosophy ; Assessment, measurement, and evaluation ; Aptitude and achievement : Music aptitude ; Music achievement -- Reliability and validity : Reliability ; Validity -- Criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced tests ; An overview of assessment tools : Performance tests ; Knowledge tests -- Terms important to this chapter -- Key statistical tools : Introduction ; The standard normal distribution ; Describing distributions of scores : Shape ; Central tendency ; Variability -- Describing individual scores : Raw scores ; Ranks, percentages, and percentile ranks ; Standard scores ; Describing relationships between distributions of scores ; Parting thoughts ; Terms important to this chapter ; Two distributions of scores for practice calculations -- Analyzing statistics by using Microsoft Excel : Entering data ; Calculating the mean ; Calculating the standard deviation : Typing method ; Menu method -- Calculating correlation : Typing method ; Menu method -- Calculating standard scores -- Part Two: Creating and using tools by which to assess achievement : Performance testing for instructional improvement : Introduction ; Levels of performance assessment ; Constructing rating scales : Dimensions and criteria ; The continuous five-point rating scale ; The additive five-point rating scale ; Guidelines for writing a rating scale -- Using rating scales : Measurement/evaluation perspective ; Practice ; Guarding against bias ; Recording and calculating results ; Giving it a try -- Interpreting results with the help of theoretical constructs ; Pursuing validity ; Rubrics : Description ; Student involvement -- Further compromises ; Terms important to this chapter -- Performance testing for auditions and other comparison tasks : Introduction ; Ensemble auditions ; Individual challenges ; Ensemble competitions -- Knowledge testing : Introduction ; Types of knowledge tests ; Short answer, matching, and true/false formats : Short answer ; Matching ; True/False ; True/False alternative response -- The essay test : Strengths and uses of the essay test ; Drawbacks of the essay test ; Administering and scoring the essay test ; Interpreting scores from essay tests -- The multiple choice test : Multiple choice terms ; Types of multiple choice items ; General advice: constructing and administering a multiple choice test ; Writing multiple choice items ; Thwarting the games ; Item analysis ; Reliability ; Validity ; Interpreting results with the help of theoretical constructs ; Reading a computer printout ; Understanding the power of highly-discriminating tests -- Involving students for your edification and theirs : Discussing the essay test ; Discussing the multiple choice test -- Two parting thoughts about knowledge testing : Using parts to make a whole ; Keeping your eye on the prize -- Terms important to this chapter
Dimensions
22 cm +
Extent
xv, 242 pages
Isbn
9781579998110
Media category
  • unmediated
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Note
BYU copy boxed.
Other physical details
illustrations, charts, facsimiles, music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn854393349
  • UtOrBLW

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