Assessment & Testing Products

  • Testing and Inclusive Schooling

    International challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Bjorn Hamre, Anne Morin, Christian Ydesen

    Since 1994, when many countries ratified the Salamanca Statement on social and educational inclusion, worldwide efforts have been made to include all children in the general school system, and thus reduce exclusion. Testing and Inclusive Schooling provides a comparative perspective on these…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Sociocognitive Foundations of Educational Measurement

    By Robert J. Mislevy

    Several key developments challenge the field of educational measurement today: demands for tests at larger scales with higher stakes, an improved understanding of how people develop capabilities, and new technologies for interactive digital assessments. Sociocognitive Foundations of Educational…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge

  • The Uses of Schooling

    By Harry S. Broudy

    The Uses of Schooling, first published in 1988, proposes a radically different approach to the evaluation of education. Professor Broudy shows that the common criteria of school effectiveness – that is the ability to replicate the end-of-course performance on examinations or to apply such results –…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • 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 – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Educational Measurement

    By Douglas Pidgeon, Alfred Yates

    Originally published in 1968, at a time when the current public examination systems were coming under close scrutiny this volume discusses completely and fully the merits and demerits of various methods of educational measurement, starting with the theories from which they evolved and going on to…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    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

  • Teachers, Teaching, and Reform

    Perspectives on Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes

    Edited by Ralph P. 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 – 2017-12-21 
    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 – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-14 
    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 – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

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