"Provides instructors with a comprehensive, in-depth guide to creating effective classroom exams. Nurse educators will learn how to craft reliable and valid assessment materials ranging from multiple-choice exams and true-false tests to matching exercises and essay responses. Hundred of sample test questions, as well as detailed scoring rubrics, serve as invaluable resources for educators preparing their students for successful careers in nursing. Additionally, the text delves into the pedagogy behind Bloom's taxonomy, how to gauge the difficulty level of questions, and how to revise questions to increase their cognitive challenge. This revised edition is an essential guide for developing questions that require students to think critically and features a chapter on NCLEX test question development"--
On reserve per request of Dr. John.
The role of assessment in instruction -- The language of assessment -- Developing instructional objectives -- Implementing systematic test development -- Selected-response format : developing multiple-choice items -- Writing critical thinking multiple-choice items -- Selected-response format : developing true-false and matching items -- Constructed-response format : developing short-answer and essay items -- Assembling, administering, and scoring a test -- Establishing evidence of reliability and validity -- Interpreting test results -- Laboratory and clinical evaluation -- Assigning grades -- Instituting item banking and test development software -- Preparing students for the licensure examination : the importance of NCLEX.