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Plake, Barbara S.

Overview
Works: 89 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 3,357 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings  Instructional films  Filmed interviews  Examinations  Periodicals  Abstracts  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Barbara S Plake
Tests in print V : an index to tests, test reviews, and the literature on specific tests( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tests in print VII : an index to tests, test reviews, and the literature on specific tests by Linda L. (EDT) / Spies, Robert A. (EDT) / Plake, Barbara S. (EDT) Murphy( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most comprehensive index to commercially available tests published in English, this volume contains information on more than four thousand testing instruments. Detailed descriptions of each test include specific data on its purpose, target population, scoring, and pricing. Indexes of test titles, publishers, acronyms, and subject classifications are provided as well as notations on out-of-print tests. This book provides the specific information about testing required by professionals in diverse areas such as education, psychology, counseling, management, personnel, health care, career planning, sociology, child development, social science, and research. It also serves as a comprehensive index to the Mental Measurements Yearbook series by directing readers to the appropriate volume for reviews of specific tests
Social and technical issues in testing : implications for test construction and usage( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Future of testing( Book )

13 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessment of teaching : purposes, practices, and implications for the profession( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thirteenth mental measurements yearbook by Buros Institute of Mental Measurements( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists and reviews all the educational and psychological tests and measurements that have been published since the last edition
The sixteenth mental measurements yearbook( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifteenth mental measurements yearbook by Barbara S Plake( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding achievement tests : a guide for school administrators by Lawrence M Rudner( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Current information about tests and testing procedures is provided for school district staff, particularly in districts without specially trained testing directors. Practical information is given about selecting and administering tests and about reporting results effectively. This guide opens with a discussion of the basic principles of testing. The various types of district-level tests are described, and different types of test scores are presented. The advantages and limitations of certain types of tests and scores are reviewed. The viewpoints of measurement experts on important issues in testing are expressed in the following chapters: (1) "Common Misuses of Standardized Tests" (Eric Gardner); (2) "Preparing Students To Take Standardized Achievement Tests" (William A. Mehrens); (3) "Matching Your Curriculum and Standardized Tests" (Jane C. Conoley); (4) "Using Customized Standardized Tests" (Paul L. Williams); (5) "Interpreting Test Scores for Compensatory Education Students" (Gary Echternacht); and (6) "Working with the Press" (Allan Hartman). Four additional discussions are appended: "Finding Information about Standardized Tests' (Lawrence M. Rudner and Kathryn Dorko); Organizations That Provide Test Information" (Ronald T.C. Boyd); "Putting Test Scores in Perspective: Communicating a Complete Report Card for Your Schools" (M. Kevin Matter); and "Major Achievement Tests and Their Characteristics" (Northwest Regional Education Laboratory). Names and addresses of major test publishers, and a glossary of testing terms are also included. (Sld)
The fourteenth mental measurements yearbook by James C Impara( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The supplement to the thirteenth mental measurements yearbook( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinguished Professionals in Testing - An Interview with Dr. Barbara Plake( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video the current Director for the Buros Center for Testing, Dr. Kurt Geisinger, interviews Dr. Barbara Plake about her distinguished career in educational testing including her time as his predecessor at the Buros Center for Testing
The Impact of the Testing Standards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this presentation, Dr. Plake covers a brief history of the Testing Standards, including changes in approach, content, structure, stakeholders, and objectives over time. Dr. Plake also discusses intended use of the Testing Standards, as well as real life contexts in which the standards have been put to use. She then goes on to describe empirical research demonstrating how changes in the Testing Standards for validity have influenced test reviews. Finally, Dr. Plake discusses the current revision process for Testing Standards, including key players involved, objectives, considerations, and procedures
Decoding the Standards Webinar Series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 2014 Standards represents the 5th edition in the series of standards developed by the professional organizations in educational and psychological assessment (American Psychological Association, American Educational Research Association, and the National Council on Measurement in Education). This webinar will situate the 2014 Standards in the context of the history of these Standards. It will give an overview of the revision process, identify key challenges that were faced by the Joint Committee in completing the revision, and present areas of major changes from the 1999 Standards. The webinar concludes with a discussion of intended and unintended uses of the Standards
Assessment - with a Touch of Class( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This presentation will focus on how the fundamental concepts of testing quality apply to classroom assessment practices. Maintaining testing quality helps ensure that those assessments reach an appropriate level of technical quality and that the results can support teaching and learning. The presentation will also stress that effective classroom assessment practices require cooperation between teachers and education leaders and that student involvement is a critical part of assessment
Testing teacher candidates : the role of licensure tests in improving teacher quality by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the appropriateness and technical quality of teacher licensure tests currently in use, evaluating teacher licensure tests and examining the use of tests to hold states and institutions of higher education accountable for the quality of teacher preparation and licensure. It also suggests alternatives for developing and assessing beginning teacher competence. Data comes from research by a Committee on Assessment and Teacher Quality of the National Academy of Sciences. Seven appendixes include Public Law 105-244 105th Congress; teaching standards of various organizations; Educational Testing Service and National Evaluation Systems teacher licensure tests; teacher requirements in six states; an economic model of supply and demand for teachers; alternative assessment case studies; and biographic sketches of committee members
Using Buros Institute of Mental Measurements materials in counseling and therapy by Barbara S Plake( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessment use is a cornerstone of successful counseling. Information from assessments is used for making several important therapeutic decisions, requiring the counselor to have information about assessment devices and approaches. Tests are being published at a remarkable rate; it is a challenge for counselors to stay well informed. Products and programs from the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements serve test information needs of counselors and therapists. The "Mental Measurement Yearbook" and "Test in Print" series contain information about availability, quality, and utility of assessment devices. Counselors can identify tests potentially appropriate for their clinical practice and stay up-to-date on assessment of psychological constructs and educational outcomes through use of these volumes. In addition, the Institute sponsors topical symposia and volumes targeted at specific audiences; these can provide cutting edge assessment information to counselors and therapists. The counseling process is multifaceted and complex. Tests and other specific assessment approaches are useful assisting counselors in making appropriate clinical decisions; the Buros Institute's mission is to support well-informed assessment decisions. (JBJ)
Standard setting for complex performance tasks( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mental measurements yearbook( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mental measurements yearbook by Oscar Krisen Buros( Book )

4 editions published between 1938 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. All MMY entries contain descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and edited review(s) written by leading content area experts. To be included in the MMY, a test must be commercially available, be published in the English language, and be new or revised since it last appeared in the series."
 
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Tests in print V : an index to tests, test reviews, and the literature on specific tests
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