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Assessing Student Learning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Examples of formative assessments are:

Question 2 2. What is an assessment?

Question 3 3. A parent is confused by her child's score on two exams testing knowledge of musical terminology. On the first test, the child scored a 90. On the second test, the score was 30. What aspect of the test is the parent questioning?

Question 4 4. What kind of ongoing assessment should be used to determine if students remember important dates?

Question 5 5. Using idiomatic phrases such as 'bury the hatchet' could lead to _____.

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Question 6 6. What do standardized assessments measure?

Question 7 7. To get students prepared for a formal test, which method will help them to get used to a test format?

Question 8 8. What is an assessment?

Question 9 9. What makes a test biased?

Question 10 10. Which type of formative assessment requires students to write something they learned in order to leave the class?

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Question 11 11. When a student is unsure of the assessment expectations, how might the student feel?

Question 12 12. The main goal of formative assessments is to:

Question 13 13. You have been asked to create a presentation explaining the disadvantages of standardized testing. Which of the following will you include?

Question 14 14. Which of the following test-taker differences is NOT likely to result in test bias?

Question 15 15. The main goal of summative assessments is to:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of information that might be included in an ecological assessment?

Question 17 17. What happens when students are given an oral review or review sheet before a test?

Question 18 18. What kind of assessment tasks students with reflecting on their own performance?

Question 19 19. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

Question 20 20. A student complains that only 10 questions on a 100-question test were taken from the material assigned to study for the test. The student is questioning the test's _____.

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Question 21 21. The use of differing test administration and instruction potentially results in _____.

Question 22 22. Kim is in the 10th grade, while her sister Jan is in 6th grade. Kim is likely to feel _____ about standardized testing, while her sister feels _____.

Question 23 23. Standardized testing is a requirement in some states in the U.S. due in part to the _____.

Question 24 24. A collection of student writing that showcases how the student has progressed over several months is an example of what kind of assessment?

Question 25 25. Which is an example of an ongoing assessment?

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Question 26 26. Which formative assessment requires students back up their opinions with supporting evidence?

Question 27 27. What is an incredibly important aspect of a career in education?

Question 28 28. What should a teacher do after he or she finds that some students have mastered a skill while others still need help?

Question 29 29. An example of a summative assessment is:

Question 30 30. Which is a task students do at the end of class to demonstrate understanding?

Assessing Student Learning Chapter Exam Instructions

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