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Misconceptions-Oriented Standards-Based Assessment Resources for Teachers


  • Haladyna, T. M . (2004). Developing and validating multiple-choice test items, Third edition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Haladyna, T. M., Downing, S. M., & Rodriguez, M. C. (2002). A Review of Multiple-Choice Item-Writing Guidelines for Classroom Assessment. Applied Measurement in Education, 15, 309-34.
  • Sadler, P. M. (1998). Psychometric models of student conceptions in science: Reconciling qualitative studies and distractor-driven assessment instruments. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 35, 265-96.
  • Sadler, Philip M., H. Coyle, J. Miller, N. Cook-Smith, M. Dussault, & R. Gould. (2010). The Astronomy and Space Science Concept Inventory: Development and validation of assessment instruments aligned with the K–12 National Science Standards. Astronomy Education Review, 8 (1).
  • Sadler, P., Coyle, H., Smith, N.C., Miller, J., Mintzes, J., Tanner, L., & Murray, J. (2013). Assessing the life science knowledge of students and teachers represented by the K-8 National Science Standards. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 12 (3): 553-575.