EDUC 415 Quiz Problem Solving

EDUC 415 Quiz: Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

Covers the Textbook material from Module 3: Week 3.

  1. A possible way to directly assess the ability to ask and answer challenging questions is by observing a student during his/her presentation and during someone else’s presentation.
  2. Students should be assessed by requiring them to reproduce what was taught in class.
  3. What do context-dependent item sets do?
  4. Why is it dicult to craft items to assess understanding of a defined concept by requiring students to classify several examples?
  5. Which of the following best assesses the rule- governed thinking students use when constructing an evidence-based argument from text?
  6. Context-dependent assessment material should be arranged so that the items appear before the interpretive material.
  7. Which of the following scoring options is most appropriate to evaluate students’ responses to a task intended to assess students’ problem-solving abilities?
  8. Which of the following is the best way to assess the concept “bicycle”?
  9. You can assess a student’s ability to induce and to judge induction by using either the response-choice or the constructed-response item format.
  10. What is the most important reason for rewriting introductory materials for items assessing the ability to use reference materials?
  11. To assess problem-solving skills, you should present to the student a novel situation.
  12. What is an open-response assessment task?
  13. A teacher administers an in-class test containing five restricted response essays. How would you advise her to score the tests?
  14. When teaching students to write, it is entirely appropriate to use only the ideas and organization rubrics to evaluate students’ first drafts.
  15. Giving feedback in the form of a general letter grade on assessments of student writing is an example of integrating assessment and instruction.
  16. Which of the following learning objectives can be assessed more appropriately using objective items rather than essay items?
  17. Which of the following is NOT a way that technology has changed writing assessment?
  18. Other things being equal, an extended response essay is more likely to be reliably scored than a restricted response essay.
  19. How are extended response essay items best used in the classroom?
  20. Noble covered up her students’ names before she scored their essays. What problem is she most likely trying to avoid?
  21. On which trait should you focus your assessment at the revision stage of the writing process?
  22. Which of the following is it LEAST important for you to specify in an essay item intended to assess students’ ability to evaluate a debate in which the debaters express their opinions?
  23. The validity of the results from a restricted response essay item will tend to be lower than those from an extended response essay item.
  24. Which of the following formats best assesses higher-order thinking processes students use to solve problems?
  25. Suppose correctness of spelling is not part of the learning objective being assessed with an essay test. How should spelling be handled when scoring the essays?
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