Nurse educators need to craft reliable and valid assessment materials, including multiple-choice exams, true-false tests, matching exercises, and essay responses. Just published The Nurse Educator's Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes, Fourth Edition by Mary E. McDonald provides instructors with a comprehensive, in-depth guide to creating effective classroom exams.
An essential text for faculty and students, recently published The Nurse Educator's Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes, Third Edition by Mary E. McDonald addresses the assessment of critical thinking, the development of learning objectives, and the creation of tests. Also covered is the analysis of test reliability. The new edition uses examples of effective and ineffective test items throughout to help faculty and nurse educators deepen their understanding of how to create effective tests and assess student learning.