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Mehrens, William A.

Overview
Works: 44 works in 231 publications in 4 languages and 5,896 library holdings
Genres: Examinations 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: LB3051, 371.26
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Most widely held works by William A Mehrens
Contemporary issues in educational psychology by Harvey F Clarizio( Book )

45 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measurement and evaluation in education and psychology by William A Mehrens( Book )

52 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standardized tests in education by William A Mehrens( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational research; readings in focus by Irvin J Lehmann( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using standardized tests in education by William A Mehrens( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of educational and psychological measurement; a book of selected readings by William A Mehrens( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary educational psychology: concepts, issues, applications by Robert C Craig( Book )

12 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings in measurement and evaluation in education and psychology by William A Mehrens( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psicología educativa contemporánea : conceptos, temática y aplicaciones by Robert C Craig( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evaluation of the New York State bar examination by Jason Millman( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measurement and evolution in education and psychology by William A Mehrens( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues and recommendations regarding implementation of high school graduation tests by William A Mehrens( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the first paper in a series of policy papers on high-stakes student assessment programs, this paper examined high school graduation tests. High stakes refers to the use of test results to make important decisions about the test taker. Whether to use a high school graduation test is an essential policy question that will be addressed in a forthcoming paper; how to develop a sound graduation test is the focus of this paper, and most of the material is drawn from the experiences of the seven states participating in the North Central Educational Research Laboratory (ncrel). Brief descriptions of graduation requirements and tests are given. An expert panel employed by the ncrel to help Michigan develop its high school graduation test offers recommendations in the broad categories of (1) content specification, (2) psychometric issues, (3) educational issues, (4) legal issues, (5) policy and administrative issues, and (6) human and financial resources. (Sld)
Biblioteca de psicología educativa by William A Mehrens( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructor's manual to accompany Measurement and evaluation in education and psychology, fourth edition by William A. Mehrens, Irwin J. Lehmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growth in mathematics : green( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testes padronizados em educacao by William A Mehrens( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in Portuguese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblioteca de psicología educativa( )

1 edition published in 1982 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Some Comments on Criterion-Referenced and Norm-Referenced Achievement Tests by William A Mehrens( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The discussion on criterion-referenced (crt) and norm-referenced achievement tests (nrt) is divided into two parts: definitions and use. The authors contrast CRTs, tests which compare an individual's performance to some specified behavioral criterion of proficiency, and NRTs, tests which compare an individual's score to scores of others. They also state that any test scores must be related to test content; that NRTs also possess content validity; that allegations that standardized test publishers ignore item content in favor of item statistics are inaccurate; and that all achievement tests should be keyed to objectives or to a specified content domain. In deciding which test to use, the authors state that standardized achievement tests sample a broader domain than CRTs and are more likely to help determine the adequacy of a curriculum than CRTs which are tailor made to specific instructional objectives. Crt interpretation is described as useful for assessing mastery learning; for decision making about instructional change; and for use in broad surveys of educational accomplishment. Nrt interpretation is said to be useful for rank ordering of students in specific areas of achievement and for decision making in assessing qualitative factors in addition to mastery. (Mh)
Test guide to accompany Contemporary issues in educational psychology by Harvey F Clarizio( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Contemporary educational psychology: concepts, issues, applications
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Mehrens, William.

Mehrens, William A.

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Contemporary educational psychology: concepts, issues, applications