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  • Preparing Students for College and Careers

    Theory, Measurement, and Educational Practice

    Edited by Katie Larsen McClarty, Krista Mattern, Matthew Gaertner

    Preparing Students for College and Careers addresses measurement and research issues related to college and career readiness. Educational reforms efforts across the United States have increasingly taken aim at measuring and improving postsecondary readiness. These initiatives include developing new…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

  • Cognition, Metacognition and Academic Performance

    An East Asian Perspective

    Edited by Michael C. W. Yip

    Learning strategies and academic performance have been extensively investigated but relatively few studies were conducted in East Asia. This volume presents a reflection on the current status of metacognition and academic performance in the East Asian region. It serves to provide a more complete…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Achievement and Gifted Education

  • Developing Feedback for Pupil Learning

    Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Schools

    By Ruth Dann

    Feedback is often considered to be one of the pivotal enablers of formative assessment. This key topic has received considerable attention within research literature and has been studied by a number of leading experts in the field. This book is positioned at the heart of these debates and offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA

    Challenging OECD’s Educational Order

    By Vasco d'Agnese

    Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA provides a critical analysis of the OECD’s educational agenda and its main tool, namely, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Based on an analysis of the OECD’s public documents, including publications, webpages, and videos, d’Agnese argues…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Assessment of Student Achievement

    By Gavin T. L. Brown

    Assessment is a concept familiar across the field of education and is inherent to the work of professors, administrators, teachers, researchers, journalists, and scholars. A multifaceted and politically charged topic, assessment ranges from informal interactions with learners in classrooms to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Ed Psych Insights

  • Evaluating Language Assessments

    By Antony John Kunnan

    Evaluating Language Assessments offers a comprehensive overview of the theoretical bases and research methodologies for the evaluation of language assessments and demonstrates the importance of a fuller understanding of this widely-used evaluative tool. The volume explores language assessment…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

  • Measurement and Statistics for Teachers

    2nd Edition

    By Malcolm L. Van Blerkom

    Measurement and Statistics for Teachers deftly combines descriptive statistics and measurement in the classroom into a student-friendly, practical volume. Based on a course taught by the author for the past 25 years, this book offers to undergraduate education students a clear account of the basic…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge

  • The College Instructor's Guide to Writing Test Items

    Measuring Student Learning

    By Michael Rodriguez, Anthony Albano

    The College Instructor’s Guide to Writing Test Items: Measuring Student Learning addresses the need for direct and clear guidance on item writing for assessing broad ranges of content in many fields. By focusing on multiple-choice response items, this book provides college instructors the tools to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Mixed or Single-sex School? Volume 3

    Attainment, Attitudes and Overview

    By R. R. Dale

    Originally published in 1974. This final volume in the trilogy is concerned primarily with comparing the academic progress made by pupils of near-equal ability in the two types of school. It considers attainment in different subjects but also attitudes to different subjects and then follows up with…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Validation of Score Meaning for the Next Generation of Assessments

    The Use of Response Processes

    Edited by Kadriye Ercikan, James W. Pellegrino

    Despite developments in research and practice on using examinee response process data in assessment design, the use of such data in test validation is rare. Validation of Score Meaning in the Next Generation of Assessments Using Response Processes highlights the importance of validity evidence…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

  • Educational Effectiveness Theory

    Further developments in a multilevel context

    Edited by Katharina Maag Merki, Marcus Emmerich, Monika Holmeier

    Despite the advances in educational effectiveness theory and methodology in the last 20 years, important questions and issues remain unresolved. In particular, existing theoretical frameworks of educational effectiveness are only able to describe the interrelationship among factors at the system,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Governing by Numbers

    Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Social science researchers have become increasing attentive to the role of numbers in contemporary life. Issues around big data, national test results, and output and performance statistics are now routinely reported and debated in the media. Numbers are a powerful resource for governments as a…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

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