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Table 1 Assessment literacy instrument descriptions (Adopted from DeLuca, Klinger, et al.’s (2015) work

From: Language assessment literacy: what do we need to learn, unlearn, and relearn?

Instrument Item characteristics Guiding framework Respondents Psychometric properties
Assessment Literacy Inventory (ALI) (Campbell et al., 2002) 35 content-based items (5 items per standard) 1990 Standards 220 pre-service teachers α = 0.74; mean total score = 21
Assessment Practices Inventory (API) (Zhang & Burry-stock, 1997) 67 Likert-type items; 5-point scale (1 = not at all skilled to 5 = highly skilled) 1990 Standards 311 in-service teachers α = 0.97 for total instrument; α ranged from 0.79 to 0.93 for 7 subscales
Assessment Self-Confidence Survey (Jarr, 2012) 15 Likert-type items; 7-point scale (1 = not confident at all to 7 = very confident) (Bandura’s 2006) guidelines for constructing self-efficacy scales 201 in-service teachers α = 0.90; mean total score = 64.9 (out of 105 max. points), SD14.2
Assessment in Vocational Classroom Questionnaire, Part II (Kershaw IV, 1993) 26 Likert-type items; 5-point scale (1 = not competent to 5 = extremely competent) 1990 Standards 393 in-service teachers α = 0.91; mean total score = 97.0 (out of 130 max. points), SD = 12.9
Classroom Assessment Literacy Inventory (CALI) (Mertler, 2003) 35 content-based items (5 items per standard) 1990 Standards 197 in-service teachers α = 0.57; mean total score = 22.0, SD = 3.4; α = 0.74; mean total score = 19.0, SD = 4.7
Measurement Literacy Questionnaire (Daniel & King, 1998) 30 true/false items Assessment literature (e.g., Gullickson 1984; Kubiszyn and Borich 1996; Popham 1995) 67 pre-service teachers, 95 in-service teachers α = 0.60; mean total score = 18.2, SD=3.3
Revised Assessment Literacy Inventory (ALI) (Mertler & Campbell, 2005) 35 scenario-based items (5 scenarios; 5 items per standard) 1990 Standards 250 pre-service teachers α = 0.74; mean total score = 23.9, SD=4.6
Teacher Assessment Literacy Questionnaire (TALQ) (Plake et al., 1993) 35 content-based items (5 items per standard) 1990 Standards 555 in-service teachers α = 0.54; mean total score = 23.2, SD = 3.3