Table of contents for Handbook of test development / edited by Steven M. Downing, Thomas M. Haladyna.

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Preface ix
Steven M. Downing and Thomas M. Haladyna
1. Twelve Steps for Effective Test Development 3
Steven M. Downing
2. The Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing:
Guidance in Test Development 27
Robert L. Linn
3. Contracting for Testing Services 39
E. Roger Trent and Edward Roeber
4. Evidence-Centered Assessment Design 61
Robert J. Mislevy and Michelle M. Riconscente
5. Item and Test Development Strategies to Minimize Test Fraud 91
James C. Impara and David Foster
6. Preparing Examinees for Test Taking: Guidelines for Test Developers
and Test Users 115
Linda Crocker
7. Content-Related Validity Evidence in Test Development 131
Michael Kane
8. Identifying Content for Student Achievement Tests 155
Norman L. Webb
9. Determining Test Content of Credentialing Examinations 181
Mark Raymond and Sandra Neustel
10. Standard Setting 225
Gregory J. Cizek
11. Computerized Item Banking 261
C. David Vale
12. Selected-Response Item Formats in Test Development 287
Steven M. Downing
13. Item and Prompt Development in Performance Testing 303
Catherine Welch
14. Innovative Item Formats in Computer-Based Testing: In Pursuit of
Improved Construct Representation 329
Stephen G. Sireci and April L. Zenisky
15. Item Editing and Editorial Review 349
Rebecca A. Baranowski
16. Fairness Reviews in Assessment 359
Michael Zieky
17. Language Issues in Item Development 377
Jamal Abedi
18. Anchor-Based Methods for Judgmentally Estimating Item Statistics 399
Ronald K. Hambleton and Stephen Jirka
19. Item Analysis 421
Samuel A. Livingston
20. Practical Issues in Designing and Maintaining Multiple Test Forms for
Large-Scale Programs 445
Cathy L. W. Wendler and Michael E. Walker
21. Vertical Scales 469
Michael J. Young
22. Developing Test Forms for Small-Scale Achievement Testing Systems 487
Paul Jones, Russell W. Smith, and Diane Talley
23. Designing Ability Tests 527
Gale H. Roid
24. Designing Computerized Adaptive Tests 543
Tim Davey and Mary J. Pitoniak
25. Designing Tests for Pass--Fail Decisions Using Item Response Theory 575
Richard M. Luecht
26. Test Production Effects on Validity 599
Dan Campion and Sherri Miller
27. Test Administration 625
Rose C. McCallin
28. Considerations for the Administration of Tests to Special Needs Students:
Accommodations, Modifications, and More 653
Martha L. Thurlow, Sandra J. Thompson, and Sheryl S. Lazarus
29. Practices, Issues, and Trends in Student Test Score Reporting 677
Joseph M. Ryan
30. Technical Reporting and Documentation 711
Douglas F. Becker and Mark R. Pomplun
31. Evaluating Tests 725
Chad W. Buckendahl and Barbara S. Plake
32. Roles and Importance of Validity Studies in Test Development 739
Thomas M. Haladyna
Epilogue 759
Cynthia Board Schmeiser

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Educational tests and measurements -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychological tests -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.