NCEO Policy Directions: Using Systematic Item Selection Methods to Improve Universal Design of Assessments (#18)

Description

This year 2006 report provides an overview of item selection methods for assessments and suggests that a combination of methods will optimize characteristics of universal design and produce better results. The report outlines strengths and weaknesses of each method, and makes the recommendation that all methods be employed systematically and in conjunction with each other.

Details

Date
September 2006 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 18
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Accessibility & Accommodations
      • ELLs
        • ELLs with disabilities
          • Students with Disabilities
            • Technology-based Assessments
              • Test Design
                • Universal Design
                • Specific life stage
                  • Adolescents and young adults
                    • Children