Education | Educational Assessment and Psychological Measurement
Y527 | 0891 | Dan Mueller


May 14 Introduction/Descriptive Statistics Review/Chapters 1 & 3
Derived Scores/ Norms/Mueller Ch. 1 - 3
Intro to Attitude Scaling

May 19/21/23 Correlation/ Validity/ Reliability	Chapter 4 & 5
Item Analysis/ Attitude Scaling pp. 264-277	
Mueller Ch. 7

May /28/30 Factors Affecting Scores Chapter 6
Unit I Examination					

June 2/4/6 Constructing Cognitive Test Items Chapters 7, 8, 9, 13
Grading/ Project 1 Due		

June 9/11/13 Standardized Tests: Measuring Aptitudes Chapter 16 & 15
and Intellect/ Measuring Achievement/ Chapter 10
Performance Assessment/ Test Bias Chapter 2 & 14

June 16/18 Questionnaires, Interviewing, Ratings/Chapter 11 & 12
Measuring Personality, Attitudes, Values		
Unit II Examination/ Project 2 Due

Textbook and Readings:

Worthen, B.R., et al. (1999). Measurement and Assessment in Schools.
Longman. Plus chapters from Mueller book: Mueller, D. J. (1986).
Measuring Social Attitudes. TCP (out of print). You will be supplied
with photocopies of chapters, plus other supplemental material,
totaling about $5.00. (Pay at end of term.)

Course Requirements:
1) Midterm examination; objective and essay (30%)
2) Final examination; objective and essay (30%)
3) Attitude Scale Construction Project (25%)
4) Standardized Test Critique or Achievement Item Writing Project
(15%)