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Pathfinder : Educational Tests and Measurements

Scope Note :

Here are entered works concerned with testing student academic achievement and aptitudes.

Use For

  • Educational assessments
  • Educational measurements
  • Mental tests
  • Tests and measurements in education

Broader Term:

  • Psychological tests for children
  • Psychometrics
  • Students -- Rating of

Related Terms :

  • Academic achievement
  • Educational tests & measurements -- Law & legislation
  • Examinations
  • Psychological tests

Narrower Terms :

  • Ability -- Testing
  • Achievement tests
  • Character tests
  • Children -- skills test
  • College major interest inventory
  • College entrance achievement tests
  • Competency based educational tests
  • Comprehensive examinations
  • Detroit tests of learning aptitude
  • Domain-referenced tests
  • Dynamic assessment (Education)
  • Early learning skills analysis
  • Examinations -- Scoring
  • Formative tests
  • Grading and marking students
  • High school placement tests
  • High-stakes tests
  • Iowa tests of educational development
  • Item response theory
  • Listening comprehensive tests
  • Miller-Yoder language comprehension test
  • Norm-referenced tests
  • Ohio tests of articulation & perception of sounds
  • Personality tests
  • Placement testing
  • Predictive validity
  • Preschool tests
  • Prism (Educational test)
  • Sexism in educational tests
  • Sociometry
  • Spelling ability -- Testing
  • Standardized tests
  • Student talent & risk profile
  • Test bias
  • Test of auditory reasoning & processing skills
  • Universities and Colleges -- Entrance examination
  • Wisconsin tests of testimony & reasoning assessment
  • Woodcock-Munoz language survey

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BOOKS

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Texts located at the Special Collection, Archives Section, 4th floor:
Bitanga-Valeros Collection
Calderon Collection
CESP Collection
Foronda Collection
I. R. Cruz Collection
Ortigas Collection
Salazar Collection
Sotto Collection

PERIODICALS

PRINT
Periodicals Section, 2nd floor:
ELECTRONIC

EBSCO
http://search.ebscohost.com/

JSTOR
http://www.jstor.org/

PROQUEST Online
http://www.umi.com/pqdauto

PsycArticles
http://psycnet.apa.org/

ScienceDirect
http://www.sciencedirect.com/

ARTICLES

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FACULTY PUBLICATIONS
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VERTICAL FILES
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VIRTUAL VERTICAL FILES
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THESES AND DISSERTATIONS

LOCAL
(Archives, 4th floor)
FOREIGN

INTERNET WEBSITES
(Cybernook, Ground floor, Graduate corners, 2nd and 3rd floors)

4Tests.com
http://www.4tests.com/
[Retrieved November 16, 2006]

This website provides free online practice tests from Barron's Educational Series for ACT, SAT GED, TOEFL and NCLEX.

Code of Professional Responsibilities in Educational Measurement
http://www.natd.org/Code_of_Professional_Responsibilities.html
[Retrieved November 16, 2006]

This code was prepared by the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) Ad Hoc Committee on the Development of Code of Ehtics. This code serves as a guide for all persons who are engaged in educational assessment and measurement activities, in the hope that such will be conducted in a professional manner.

FairTest: The National Center for Fair & Open Testing
http://www.fairtest.org/
[Retrieved November 16, 2006]

This website is maintained by the National Center for Fair and Open Testing which is a non-profit advocacy organization whose aim is to demonstrate the use alternative methods other than the standardized tests in evaluating schools, teachers and their students.

General Education Development (GED) Testing Service
http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=GEDTS
[Retrieved November 16, 2006]

This website provides information for potential test takers, sample tests, test center locations and more.

Pathways to School Improvement
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/
[Retrieved November 16, 2006]

This site provides synthesis of researches, policies, and best practices on issues critical to educators engaged in school improvement, such as assessment, at-risk students, family & community, instruction, leadership, literacy, mathematics & science, policy, professional development, and technology in education.


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Compiled by : Ms. Michelle E. Mendoza

Date : October 2008