Rating Scales and Their Uses for Measuring and Evaluating Achievement in Music Performance
The new standards for music education highlight the need to determine student achievement in music. Particularly important is the need to measure objectively the performances of instrumental and vocal students. This is best accomplished by using valid rating scales.
This invaluable handbook, written by Edwin E. Gordon, discusses how to design, construct, and interpret rating scales for measuring and evaluating music performance.
Edwin E. Gordon is one of the leading pioneers of music education in the world. Dr. Gordon has written ten books, seven music aptitude tests, ten research monographs, and co-written a general music and an instrumental music series. An avid researcher and lecturer, Dr. Gordon continues to advance our understanding of how we acquire musical knowledge and skill.