Assessment & Testing Products

  • Educational Assessment in Latin America

    Edited by Sue Swaffield, Sally M Thomas

    This collection presents educational assessment research from Latin America, adding to a relatively small but growing body of research considering educational assessment and evaluation issues in this large region. The predominance of Chile reflects its early highly centralized education system, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Teachers, Teaching, and Reform

    Perspectives on Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes

    By Ralph Ferretti, James Hiebert

    Comprised of contributions from distinguished education scholars, Teachers, Teaching, and Reform takes a critical look at evidence about systemic efforts to identify excellent teachers and promote excellent teaching practices. Organized to include diverse and often contrasting perspectives on the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Social Justice and Educational Measurement

    John Rawls, the history of testing, and the future of education

    By Zachary Stein

    Social Justice and Educational Measurement addresses foundational concerns at the interface of standardized testing and social justice in American schools. Following John Rawls’s philosophical methods, Stein builds and justifies an ethical framework for guiding practices involving educational…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales

    Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments

    By George Engelhard Jr., Stefanie Wind

    The purpose of this book is to present methods for developing, evaluating and maintaining rater-mediated assessment systems. Rater-mediated assessments involve ratings that are assigned by raters to persons responding to constructed-response items (e.g., written essays and teacher portfolios) and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Celebrating Children’s Learning

    Assessment Beyond Levels in the Early Years

    Edited by Julian Grenier, Sue Finch, Caroline Vollans

    In response to growing pressure on early years practitioners to adopt a ‘tick-box’ approach to recording children’s progress, Celebrating Children’s Learning sets out a bold, alternative vision for assessment in the early years. Drawing upon an inspiring collaboration between London nursery schools…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • The College Classroom Assessment Compendium

    A Practical Guide to the College Instructor’s Daily Assessment Life

    By Jay Parkes, Dawn Zimmaro

    The College Classroom Assessment Compendium provides new and seasoned instructors with comprehensive strategies, perspectives, and solutions for the daily challenges and issues involved in student assessment. Composed of cross-referenced, research-based entries organized for effective and immediate…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Improvising the Curriculum

    Alternatives to Scripted Schooling

    By Michael Corbett, Ann Vibert, Mary Green

    Equipped with cultural tools like cell phones, computers and video cameras, youth are called upon to improvise and construct themselves symbolically in a continuously connected world; yet new teachers and students are still expected to learn and deliver standardized, placeless forms of scripted…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Public Understanding of Assessment

    Edited by John Gardner

    Assessment of educational achievement, whether by traditional examinations or by teachers in schools, attracts considerable public interest, particularly when it is associated with ‘high stakes’ outcomes such as university entry or selection for employment. When the individual’s results do not…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Noncognitive psychological processes and academic achievement

    Edited by Jihyun Lee, Lazar Stankov

    It is becoming increasingly clear that non-cognitive psychological processes are important for students’ school achievement, even to the point where their influence may be stronger than that exerted by the parents, teachers, or the school atmosphere itself. Non-cognitive psychological variables…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • International Teacher Judgement Practices

    Edited by Val Klenowski

    Human judgements underlie all assessments regarding the quality of students’ understandings, and such judgements are conceptually complex and elusive. The study of the complexity of the judgement process is in its infancy but clearly warrants further critical investigation. However, what is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Using Feedback to Improve Learning

    By Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo, Susan M. Brookhart

    Despite feedback's demonstratively positive effects on student performance, research on the specific components of successful feedback practice is in short supply. In Using Feedback to Improve Learning, Ruiz-Primo and Brookhart offer critical characteristics of feedback strategies to affirm…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Student Assessment for Educators

  • Formative Assessments and Teacher Professional Learning

    Edited by Dineke E.H. Tigelaar, Douwe Beijaard

    How can formative assessment be used as a means to support teacher professional learning? This book presents several studies, from different countries, on approaches to formative assessment of teachers, both before they start working, and during their careers. These approaches draw on insights from…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

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