Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice

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Edited By: Howard Everson

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 29/58 (Psychology Educational); 74/235 (Education & Educational Research)

Online ISSN: 1745-3992

Associated Title(s): Journal of Educational Measurement

NCME 75th Anniversary Virtual Issue

The National Council on Measurement in Education celebrates 75 years in 2013! To commemorate this event, Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice has put together this virtual issue, looking back at some of the greatest changes and developments in the field of educational measurement.
The Virtual Issue is organized into the following categories:
Debates & Controversies in Educational Measurement  Foundational Conceptions and Misconceptions about Educational Measurement   Teaching and Assessment  Using Tests for Educational Accountability  Performance Assessment  Computer-Based Testing 
 NCME 75th Anniversary

Debates & Controversies in Educational Measurement

The Most Appropriate Scores For Measuring Educational Development in the Elementary Schools: GE’s
Hoover, H.D (3.4) 1984

Implications of the Golden Rule Settlement for Test Construction
Linn, R. & Drasgow, F. (6.2) 1987

Inflated Test Score Gains: Is the Problem Old Norms or Teaching the Test?
Shepard, L. (9.3) 1990

Effects of Item Order and Context on Estimation of NAEP Reading Proficiency
Zwick, R. (10.3) 1991

Validity Arguments for High-stakes Testing: In Search of Evidence
Haertel, E. (18.4) 1999

More Unintended Consequences of High-Stakes Testing
Cizek, G. (20.4) 2001

Foundational Conceptions and Misconceptions about Educational Measurement

Some Problems, Pitfalls, and Paradoxes in Educational Measurement
Brennan, R. (20.4) 2001

Measurement 101: Some Fundamentals Revisited
Frisbie, D. (24.3) 2005

How Is Reliability Related to the Quality of Test Scores? What Is The Effect of Local Dependence on Reliability?
Wainer, H. & Thissen, D. (15.1) 1996

Recontextualizing Mental Measurement
Goldstein, H. (13.1) 1994

A History of Social Science Measurement
Wright, B. (16.4) 1997

Teaching and Assessment

Does Interpretive Test Score Information Help Teachers?
Impara, J. & Divine, K. (10.4) 1991

Teaching About Communicating Assessment Results and Grading
Brookhart, S. (18.1) 1999

The Unfulfilled Promise of Classroom Assessment
Stiggins, R. (20.3) 2001

Can a Teacher-Led State Assessment System Work?
Bandalos, D. (23.2) 2004

Using Tests for Educational Accountability

Teacher Competency and Testing: A Natural Affinity
Shanker, A. & Ward. J.G. (1.2) 1982

National Tests and Local Curriculum: Match or Mismatch
Mehrens, W. (3.3) 1984

Comparing State and District Test Results to National Norms: The Validity of Claims That Everyone Is Above Average
Linn, R., Graue & Sanders (9.3) 1990

The Effects of Standardized Testing on Teaching and Schools
Herman, J. & Golan, S. (12.4) 1993

Multiple Measures and High-Stakes Decisions: A Framework for Combining Measures
Chester, M. (22.2) 2003

Performance Assessment

Using Performance Assessment for Accountability Purposes
Mehrens, W. (11.1) 1992

The Conceptual Framework for the Development of a Mathematics Performance Assessment Instrument
Lane, S. (12.2) 1993

Comparability of Scores From Performance Assessments
Green, B. (14.4) 1995

Effects of Introducing Classroom Performance Assessments on Student Learning
Shepard, L. et al (15.3) 1996

The Technical Quality of Performance Assessments: Standard Errors of Percents of Pupils Reaching Standards
Yen, W. (16.3) 1997

Computer-based Testing

Computer-Based Testing Systems: Much Ado About Nothing?
Hiscox, M. (4.1) 1985

Research on the Effects of Administering Tests via Computers
Wise, S. & Plake, B. (8.3) 1989

Adaptive Testing: The Evolution of a Good Idea
Reckase, M. (8.3) 1989

Protecting the Integrity of Computerized Testing Item Pools
Way, W. (17.4) 1998

Using New Technology to Improve Assessment
Bennett, R. (18.3) 1999