Evaluate a test’s sample items, practice tests, directions, answer sheets, manuals, and score reports for appropriateness and for the intended purpose of the instrument.​

Evaluate a test’s sample items, practice tests, directions, answer sheets, manuals, and score reports for appropriateness and for the intended purpose of the instrument.​.

Practice tests

Evaluate a test’s sample items, practice tests, directions, answer sheets, manuals, and score reports for appropriateness and for the intended purpose of the instrument.​

Fair and Appropriate Materials
  • Analyze a test’s procedures and materials as presented by the test developers for appropriateness and for the intended purpose of the instrument.​
  • Analyze a test’s use or availability of modified forms or administration procedures for test-takers with disabilities who need special accommodations for appropriateness and for the intended purpose of the instrument.​
  • Analyze how advances in technology have been used to address issues of test items, procedures, and appropriate and fair usage.​
  • Evaluate one AERA standard for Supporting Documentation for Tests that is implicated in either the positive or negative aspects of the selected test.
Section Three: References
  • Locate a minimum of five resources (a minimum three peer-reviewed journal articles) pertaining to your test’s construction, item development, procedures utilized in construction to minimize offensive content, and provisions of modifications and accommodations for test-takers. You will not be required to have a copy of your test to complete this assessment. You may use many different types of references and sources to obtain this information about your test. These references may include journal articles, literature reviews, Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) reviews, and publisher websites.

Additional Requirements

  • The summary on Elements 6, 7, and 8 (See Section Two) must be at least 5 pages in length. These pages do not include the title page (Section One), or References (Section Three).
  • Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and current APA format and style.
  • Times New Roman font, 12 pt.
  • Double-spaced.
  • Use Turnitin to review your assessment before submitting it for grading.
Reference

Joint Committee on Testing Practices. (2004). Code of fair testing practices in education. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/science/programs/testing/fair-testing.pdf

Evaluate a test’s sample items, practice tests, directions, answer sheets, manuals, and score reports for appropriateness and for the intended purpose of the instrument.​