Evaluation LP

Evaluation LP - b. What is educational evaluation? i. Any...

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Evaluation Objectives : Following the lesson, the student will be able to: 1. Define evaluation, educational evaluation, subjective and objective evaluation; 2. Implement basic paper-pencil test development practices; 3. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of subjective and objective testing; 4. Describe grading distributions; 5. Calculate mean, median, mode and standard deviation; 6. Describe standardized scores and percentile scores; 7. Implement classroom assessment techniques; and 8. Describe alternative assessment, which may be utilized by agriscience teachers. Focus : Give students a test that has been developed utilizing poor technique. Discuss their thoughts about the test. I. Introduction : a. What is evaluation? e·val·u·a·tion (n) 1. The act of considering or examining something in order to judge its value, quality, importance, extent, or condition 2. A spoken or written statement of the value, quality, importance, extent, or condition of something
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Unformatted text preview: b. What is educational evaluation? i. Any method of measuring a students performance or comprehension. c. Subjective vs. Objective Evaluation i. Objective deal one right answer. ii. Subjective allows the student to apply many answers. II. Basic Paper-Pencil Testing Concepts : a. General test development rules: i. Your goal is not to trick students. ii. Format all of your tests in the same manner. iii. Give a minimum of five questions in a set. 1. Excluding essay. iv. Each question set should be clearly labeled. v. Each question set should have clear directions. b. Objective Test Items: i. True / False: 1. Avoid being tricky or ambiguous. 2. Dont allow students to use T or F. 3. Provide blanks for responses. 4. Double-space questions. ii. Multiple Choice: Notes : Q: Pose each as questions. Write questions on the board that students create. Reinforce concepts...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course ED 590 taught by Professor Kylemcgregor during the Spring '09 term at Tarleton.

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