Provides access to information on measurement instruments such as questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, and vignettes/scenarios.
A site devoted to Georg Rasch and his theory of statistical measurement, with links to the quarterly RMT issues with full-text online. Complete sets of back issues plus links to a bibliography and the listserv are also available.
The site was designed as a service to locate tests, measures, and instruments when there is a known title or author.
Uses & Misuses of Data for Educational Accountability & Improvement by J. Herman
Call Number: LB5 .N25 2005 pt.2
Towards Coherence Between Classroom Assessment and Accountability by M. Wilson
Call Number: LB5 .N25 2004. Pt. 2.
Performance-Based Student Assessment: Challenges and Possibilities by J.B. Baron
Call Number: . LB5 .N25 1996. Pt. 1.
Bloom’s Taxonomy: A Forty-Year Retrospective by L. W. Anderson
Call Number: LB5 .N25 1994. Pt. 2.
Teacher Research and Educational Reform by S. Hollingsworth
Call Number: LB5 .N25 1994. Pt. 1.
The achievement test desk reference (ATDR) : a guide to learning disability identification by Dawn P. Flanagan
Call Number: LB3060.3 .A28 2006
A descriptive and analytical list of over 320 achievement and cognitive tests used with learning disabled students.
Testing and Standards: a Brief Encyclopedia by Sandra Wilde
Call Number: LB3051 .W4966 2002
Essays on the politics, practices, measurement, standards, resources, and organizations associated with educational testing in the United States.
Assessment Debate: A Reference Handbook by Valerie J. Janesick.
Call Number: LB3051 .S66 2001
An overview of “authentic assessment,” including an extensive chapter describing the movement and a chapter giving an annotated bibliography of sources. Appendices include a state-by-state report on assessment and an index.
Directory of Test Collections in Academic, Professional, and Research Libraries by Paul G. Fehrmann and Nancy Patricia O'Brien
Call Number: LB3051 .D564 2001.
A list, organized alphabetically by state and institution, of resources that hold copies of tests. An index at the back gives a subject breakdown of test collections, using Mental Measurements Yearbook categories.
Additional books on tests can be found
LB3051-LB3060 for educational tests
BF176 for psychological tests
Search the USF Libraries catalog under the subject heading: Educational Tests and Measurement.
Call Number: BF176 .T419 Reference, 1st Floor
10 v. Description and evaluation of the most frequently used psychological, educational, and business tests. Each section is written by an authority on the test subject and ends with a list of references. The final volume contains a cumulative author, title, and subject index.
Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology, Education, and Business by Taddy Maddox
Call Number: BF176 .T43 2003 Reference 1st Floor
Designed for quick identification of English-language instruments, each entry gives descriptive information of the measure. The 5th edition (2003) includes those tests still in print that were listed in previous editions. Author, title, and publisher indexes are at the back.