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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
TEST CONSTRUCTION EYD692 --- 3 + 0 7

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITMaster's Degree With Thesis
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED7
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) understand basic testing, measurement, assessment, and statistical concepts and principles;
2) understand situations where educational and/or psychological tests can be used and helpful in making decisions about individuals and/or programs;
3) understand and use reliability and validity concepts and methods;
4) interpret and use scores obtained on a test;
5) distinguish norm-referenced testing from criterion-referenced testing and describe the ways in which each type of test is developed, evaluated and used;
6) understand current testing issues and developments;
7) understand basics of Item Response Theory
8) distinguish characteristics of classical test theory and Item Response Theory;
9) describe cognitive skills and affective characteristics measured by tests;
10) use basic statistical methods on test and item scores;
11) understand basics of objective versus constructed response item formats.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Basic concepts and principles of measurement, assessment and evaluation
2nd Week Planning Tests/Determining the purpose of the test
3rd Week Preparing test specifications
4th Week Operational definitions of the test specifications
5th Week Item formats and writing test items
6th Week Evaluating and interpreting the test results
7th Week Classical test theory.
8th Week Applications of Item Response Theory.
9th Week Reliability of test scores.
10th Week Validity of test scores.
11th Week Item and test score analyses.
12th Week Basic approaches in attitudinal measurement.
13th Week Current testing issues and developments.
14th Week Test translation, Adaptive testing procedures
15th Week
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING Adkins, D.(1974). Test construction. Columbus: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company.

Anastasi, A. (1988). Psychological testing. New York: Macmillan.

Berberoğlu, G. (2203). Planning Classroom Test. (pp:726-731). In Encyclopedia of
Psychological Assessment. Rocio Fernandez- Ballesteros (Ed.) Sage Publication.

Bloom, B.S., Hastings, J.T., & Madaus, G.F. (1971). Handbook on formative and
Summative evaluation of student learning. New York: McGraw Hill

Crocker, L. & Algina, J. (1986). Introduction to classical and modern test theory. New
York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.

Cronbach, L. J. (1990). Essentials of psychological testing. New York: Harper & Row.

Gronlund, N.E. ( 1985). Measurement and evaluation in teaching. New York: Macmillan.

Gronlund, N.E. (1993). How to make achievement tests and assessment. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Haladyna, M.T. (1997). Writing test items to evaluate higher order thinking. Boston: Allyn
& Bacon.

Haladyna, M.T. and Rodriguez, M.C. (2013). Developing and validating test items.
New York: Routledge

Hambleton, R.K.,Swaminathan, H., Rogers, J.H. (1991) Fundamentals of item response
theory. Sage Publication.

Linn, R. (Ed.). (1989). Educational measurement. New York: Macmillan.

Marzano,. R. J, Brandt,R.S., Hughes, S.C., Jones, B.F., Presseisen, B.,Z., Rankin, S.C.,
Suhor, C. (1988). Dimensions of Thinking: A Framework for Curriculum and Instruction.
ASCD

Marzano, R.J. & Kendall, J.S. (2008). Designing and assessing educational objectives:
Applying the new taxonomy. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publication


Thorndike, R.L. (1982). Applied psychometrics. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Problem Solving,Project,Questions/Answers,Discussion,Other
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term260
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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