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    Mary E. McDonald.
    Summary: "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"-- Provided by publisher.

    Contents:
    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.
    Digital Access R2Library 2018