Best ways to set tests

9th January 1998 at 00:00
Assessment in the Classroom: constructing and interpreting tests aims to assist newly qualified and experienced teachers in preparing and implementing appropriate assessment programmes.

Author George K Cunningham of Louisville University, USA, sums up the technical aspects of measurement, covers grading practices and standardised testing, and compares and contrasts conventional assessments such as multiple-choice, short answer and essay format questions with alternative assessments.

Price Pounds 14.95 from Taylor and Francis Publishers, Rankine Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 8PR. Tel: 01256 813000.

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