This outstanding volume introduces prospective teachers to all of the elements of assessment that are essential to good instruction. Through direct, clear writing and a presentation that assumes no previous knowledge of measurement, it provides readers with an understanding of the role of assessment in the instructional process. With step-by-step instruction, the book helps readers learn how to construct effective test questions that are aligned with learning objectives. It also helps them evaluate published tests and properly interpret scores of standardized tests. For academic evaluators, educators, and counselors.Linn, Robert L. is the author of 'Measurement+assessment in Teaching' with ISBN 9780023482618 and ISBN 0023482613.