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Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education 7/e

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Previous edition AJN 2020 Book of the Year! With expert, comprehensive guidance on the assessment and evaluation of student learning in multiple settings, this award-winning text remains the gold standard in this sphere of nursing education. The seventh edition incorporates the latest changes in the field and presents a new chapter on developing test components that prepare students for the Next Generation NCLEX, including descriptions and illustrations of the novel item types. The resource presents an expanded discussion on assessment of higher-level learning and clinical judgment, new content on assessment of competencies, examples of new item types in all chapters, updated information on online testing, more in-depth explanations of how to analyze and score NGN items with examples, and new content on evaluating students in online nursing programs. Also unique to this edition is practical advice on developing test blueprints and creating all types of test components including NCLEX-type items and the Next Generation NCLEX. The text continues to present fundamental measurement and evaluation concepts to aid current and future nurse educators in designing, critiquing, and employing pertinent test and evaluation tools along with guidance for evaluating instructor and program effectiveness. It also examines key social, ethical, and legal issues associated with testing and evaluation, including prevention of cheating and designing academic policies for testing, grading, and progression. Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers. New to the Seventh Edition: Discussion of competencies for assessment New chapter on developing test questions and other components preparing students for the Next Generation NCLEX In-depth explanations of how to analyze and score NGN items with examples and exhibits Examples of test items in each chapter Strategies for assessing higher-level learning and clinical judgment Updated content for online testing New content on evaluating students in online nursing programs Key Features: Discusses assessment of competencies Presents strategies for evaluating higher-level cognitive skills and clinical judgment Describes how to develop test blueprints and assemble, administer, write, and analyze tests Provides guidelines for writing all types of test items including Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) Includes explanations of how to analyze and score NGN items with examples and exhibits Details how to evaluate written assignments with sample scoring rubrics Includes extensive instructor resources including sample syllabus, course modules, learning activities, discussion questions, online resources, PowerPoints, and more
Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, is the Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina. She is an author or coauthor of 34 books and many articles on evaluation, teaching in nursing, and writing for publication as a nurse educator. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Nurse Educator and past editor of the Journal of Nursing Care Quality, the Annual Review of Nursing Education, and Nurse Author & Editor. Dr. Oermann lectures widely on teaching and evaluation and on writing for publication in nursing. Kathleen B. Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF, is the owner of and principal nursing education consultant for OWK Consulting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has over 35 years of teaching and administrative experience in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs. She is a coauthor of 13 nursing education books and an author or coauthor of numerous articles on nursing education and perioperative nursing topics. Dr. Gaberson presents and consults extensively on assessment and evaluation, clinical teaching, and academic integrity. Jennie C. De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, is a Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing. With extensive experience in nursing education, she has provided consultation to nursing schools worldwide, including in South Korea, Ghana, India, Tanzania, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Lebanon, focusing on curriculum and faculty development. Dr. De Gagne is an expert in educational technology and online education, with a particular focus on the effective use of instructional technology and cybercivility across the curriculum and guidelines. With over 150 authored or coauthored publications, including more than 100 peer-reviewed journals, and presentations at nearly 150 national and international conferences, she has established herself as a thought leader in the nursing education community.
Preface Instructor's Resources PART I. CONCEPTS OF ASSESSMENT Chapter 1: Assessment and the Educational Process Chapter 2: Qualities of Effective Assessment Procedures: Validity, Reliability, and Usability PART II. TESTING AND OTHER ASSESSMENT METHODS Chapter 3: Planning for Testing Chapter 4: True-False and Matching Chapter 5: Multiple-Choice and Multiple-Response Chapter 6: Short-Answer (Fill-in-the-Blank) and Essay Chapter 7: Assessment of Higher Level Learning and Clinical Judgment Chapter 8: Test Construction and Preparation of Students for Next Generation NCLEX (R) and Certification Examinations Chapter 9: Assessment of Written Assignments PART III. TEST CONSTRUCTION AND ANALYSIS Chapter 10: Assembling, Administering, and Scoring Tests Chapter 11: Testing and Evaluation in Online Courses Chapter 12: Test and Item Analysis: Interpreting Test Results PART IV. CLINICAL EVALUATION Chapter 13: Clinical Evaluation Chapter 14: Clinical Evaluation Methods Chapter 15: Simulation and Objective Structured Clinical Examination for Assessment PART V. ISSUES RELATED TO TESTING AND EVALUATION IN NURSING EDUCATION Chapter 16: Social, Ethical, and Legal Issues Chapter 17: Grading Chapter 18: Program Evaluation and Accreditation APPENDICES Appendix A Sample Action Verbs for Taxonomic Levels Appendix B Quick Reference Guide for Writing Different Types of Test Items With Examples Appendix C Examples of Stems for Test Items on Clinical Practice Appendix D Testing Resources for Nurse Educators Appendix E National League for Nursing Fair Testing Guidelines for Nursing Education Index
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