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Educational and Mental Measurement

Yogesh Kumar Singh (Author)
Synopsis It introduces the classroom teacher and prospective teacher to those elements of measurement and evaluation that the essential to good teaching. The main theme throughout the book is that the evaluation of learning plays and important role in the instructional process and that its effectiveness depends largely on the ability to construct and select tests and other evolution instruments that provide valid measures of the intended learning outcomes. The book is designed for the introductory course in educational mental measurement and evaluation, at either the under graduate of graduate level, and assume no previous knowledge of measurement or statistics. The writing is direct and numerous examples are used throughout the book to illustrate important concepts, instruction, instruments and procedures. Statistical concepts are introduced only where necessary for understanding the discussion and then the emphasis is on interpretation rather than computations. A special section on elementary statistical computations is provided for those who want to develop a minimum level of computation skill. In addition or instead, textbook reading can be accompanied by practical project in test construction, test selection and test interpretation and the like. In any event practical application of the material will enhance learning and contribute to competence in using measurement skills. The readers of education field will decide its utility, if this volume may give any benefit to them, it will be his success. Almost every aspect of teacher, students and their related persons are covered in this book. This is caring some very important chapters. The author has suggested and given some ideas to solve the teacher as well as student’s problems. He has also suggested that only if there are a large number of idealistic trained teachers and education workers devoted to the cause then the country can solve the social and youth problems of each school that are situated in villages and cities.
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About the author

Yogesh Kumar Singh

Dr. Yogesh Kumar Singh (b. 1961) obtained his three Post-graduation in 1988 and M.Ed. in 1984 from Meerut University, Meerut. He obtained his Ph.D. in Education from Meerut University in 1992 and started his professional career as a Lecturer in Education in a Teacher’s Training College, Ajmer (1988-89), Rajasthan University, Jaipur, (1989-91) and has served as a lecture in the department of education from 1991 to 2000. Currently he is acting lecturer in education and In-Charge, Computer Centre, in Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Rural University, Chitrakoot (Satna), M.P. from 2001 to continue. He has obtained his computer certificates and diploma from the New Horizon’s, Lodhi Road, New Delhi (between 2000 to 2003). It is one of the best institution in computer training and education in India. Dr. Singh has to his credit nearly 22 Research Papers and Articles published in various outstanding Journals of repute; attended and actively participated in more than 15 Regional, National Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Life members and office bearers of some professional and academic associations and is a teacher and researcher in the field of Education. Dr. Singh has written more than 16 books in the language of Hindi and English. He has conducted more than 5 educational research projects and his areas of interest besides the present one are Education for rural people and visually Handicapped, Psychology of Education, Research Methodology, Teacher Education, Technology of Teaching, School Administration and Supervision. Dr. Singh has visited more than five countries and he is educational advisor in the South African countries and conducted international projects to develop their school curriculum.

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Bibliographic information

Title Educational and Mental Measurement
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8131301435
length viii+360p., Tables; 24cm.