NYU Steinhardt

Building Achievement Tests

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2342
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Systematic approach to constructing measures of achievement in subject matter areas, emphasizing different learning processes, levels of abstraction of content, modalities of presentation of information & variety of response formats. For each topic of instruction, a structured set of expected learning outcomes & groups of items closely related to each outcome are developed. As applications of principles of assessment, students work up many items of their own interest & review assessment developed by others. Introduction to classical & current theories regarding reliability & validity in norm- & criterion-referenced decisions.
  • Old Course Number: E63.2342