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Classroom Assessment

Module 01: Performance Assessments: Design and Development
This ITEM module presents and illustrates specific rules of test design in the form of a step-by-step strategy.
Module 02: Obtaining Intended Weights When Combining Students' Scores
This ITEM module describes how scores can be adjusted so that the intended weights are obtained.
Module 03: Reliability of Scores From Teacher-Made Tests
This ITEM module discussed the reliability of teacher-made tests.
Module 04: Formula Scoring of Multiple-Choice Tests
This ITEM module discussed the formula scoring of multiple choice tests.
Module 05: Criterion-referenced Tests in Program Curriculum Evaluation
This ITEM module describes how criterion-referenced tests (CRTs) can be used in program and curriculum evaluations for developing information to form judgments about educational programs and curricula.
Module 11: Portfolio Assessment and Instruction
This ITEM module clarifies the notion of portfolio assessment and helps users design such assessments in a thoughtful manner.
Module 12: High Quality Classroom Assessment
This module promotes the understanding of differences between sound and unsound assessments.
Module 13: Developing a Personal Grading Plan
This ITEM module assisted teachers in developing defensible grading practices that effectively and fairly communicate students' achievement status to their parents.
Module 15: Assessing Student Achievement with Term Papers and Written Reports
This ITEM module intended to help teachers apply the development strategies and rules of evidence for performance assessment to term papers and written reports.