Assessment & Testing Products

  • Testing Regimes, Accountabilities and Education Policy

    Edited by Bob Lingard, Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti

    Around the globe, various kinds of testing, including high stakes national census testing, have become meta-policies, steering educational systems in particular directions, and having great effects on schools and on teacher practices, as well as upon student learning and curricula. There has also…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Test Development

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Lane, Mark R. Raymond, Thomas M Haladyna

    The second edition of the Handbook of Test Development provides graduate students and professionals with an up-to-date, research-oriented guide to the latest developments in the field. Including thirty-two chapters by well-known scholars and practitioners, it is divided into five sections, covering…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Technology and Testing

    Improving Educational and Psychological Measurement

    Edited by Fritz Drasgow

    From early answer sheets filled in with number 2 pencils, to tests administered by mainframe computers, to assessments wholly constructed by computers, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement. The numerous and rapid advances have immediate…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

  • Visual Revelations

    Graphical Tales of Fate and Deception From Napoleon Bonaparte To Ross Perot

    By Howard Wainer

    To function in modern society complex data must be absorbed and understood at a breakneck pace. The most efficient way to do this is through data-based graphics. This book is an exploration and celebration of graphical methods of data presentation. Visual Revelations' principal purpose is to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Reading Assessment

    A One-Stop Resource for Prospective and Practicing Educators, 2nd Edition

    By Sherry Mee Bell, R. Steve McCallum

    The Handbook of Reading Assessment, Second Edition, covers the wide range of reading assessments educators must be able to use and understand to effectively assess and instruct their students. Comprehensive and filled with numerous authentic examples, the text addresses informal classroom based…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties

    A teacher's practical guide

    By Gavin Reid, Gad Elbeheri, John Everatt

    This comprehensive book provides all the information that practitioners need to know about assessment in relation to their pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. The why, how and what of assessment is addressed, whilst the link between assessment and intervention is also a key focus. Looking…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    David Fulton / Nasen

  • Improving Testing For English Language Learners

    By Rebecca Kopriva

    More than any book to date, this one provides a comprehensive approach to designing, building, implementing and interpreting test results that validly measure the academic achievement of English language learners. It scaffolds the entire process of test development and implementation and discusses…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge

  • Latent Variable Modeling with R

    By W. Holmes Finch, Brian F. French

    This book demonstrates how to conduct latent variable modeling (LVM) in R by highlighting the features of each model, their specialized uses, examples, sample code and output, and an interpretation of the results. Each chapter features a detailed example including the analysis of the data using R,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

  • Computerized Adaptive Testing

    A Primer, 2nd Edition

    This celebrated primer presents an introduction to all of the key ingredients in understanding computerized adaptive testing technology, test development, statistics, and mental test theory. Based on years of research, this accessible book educates the novice and serves as a compendium of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge

  • An Encounter with Reggio Emilia

    Children and adults in transformation, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Kinney, Pat Wharton

    The documentation of young children's learning plays a vital role in the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. This leading edge approach to bringing record-keeping and assessment into the heart of young children's learning is envied and emulated by educators around the world. The fully revised 2nd…

    Paperback – 2015-05-17
    Routledge

  • The Role of Constructs in Psychological and Educational Measurement

    Edited by Henry I. Braun, Douglas N. Jackson

    Contributors to the volume represent an international "who's who" of research scientists from the fields of psychology and measurement. It offers the insights of these leading authorities regarding cognition and personality. In particular, they address the roles of constructs and values in…

    Paperback – 2015-05-06
    Routledge

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