NCEO Technical Reports: Using the Think Aloud Method (cognitive labs) to Evaluate Test Design for Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners (#44)

Part of the NCEO Technical Reports series.
Author(s)
Christopher J Johnstone, Nicole Bottsford-Miller, Sandra Thompson

Description

This year 2006 report describes research on think aloud methods used to detect design issues in large scale assessments. Students included in this study were students with learning disabilities, hearing impairments, cognitive disabilities, English learners, and students without disabilities proficient in English. Findings address the ability of specific student groups to participate in the think aloud procedure and the level of mathematics items with most informative data.

Details

Date
August 2006 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 44
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Accessibility & Accommodations
      • Deaf/Hearing Impairments
        • ELLs
          • Intellectual/Cognitive Disability
            • Learning disabilities
              • Students with Disabilities
                • Test Design
                  • Universal Design
                  • Specific life stage
                    • Adolescents and young adults
                      • Children