Assessment & Testing Products

  • Handbook of Formative Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Andrade, Gregory J. Cizek

    Formative assessment has recently become a focus of renewed research as state and federal policy-makers realize that summative assessments have reached a point of diminishing returns as a tool for increasing student achievement. Consequently, supporters of large-scale testing programs are now…

    Paperback – 2009-11-02

  • Applying Generalizability Theory using EduG

    1st Edition

    By Jean Cardinet, Sandra Johnson, Gianreto Pini

    Intended to help improve measurement and data collection methods in the behavioral, social, and medical sciences, this book demonstrates an expanded and accessible use of Generalizability Theory (G theory). G theory conceptually models the way in which the reliability of measurement is ascertained.…

    Paperback – 2009-10-28
    Quantitative Methodology Series

  • Linking Reading Assessment to Instruction

    An Application Worktext for Elementary Classroom Teachers, 5th Edition

    By Arleen Shearer Mariotti, Susan P. Homan

    Now in its Fifth Edition, this text applies current theory to classroom practice by providing, in each chapter, a brief explanation of major concepts followed by guided practical experience in administering, scoring, and interpreting reading assessment techniques. The Fifth Edition is revised and…

    Paperback – 2009-09-21

  • The Future of Test-Based Educational Accountability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine E. Ryan, Lorrie A. Shepard

    In recent decades testing has become a much more visible and high-stakes accountability mechanism that is now seen as a powerful tool that can be used to drive school improvement. The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the key issues associated with test-based educational…

    Paperback – 2009-06-09

  • Assessment in Health Professions Education

    1st Edition

    By Steven M. Downing, Rachel Yudkowsky

    Assessment in Health Professions Education provides comprehensive guidance for persons engaged in the teaching and testing of the health professions – medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy and allied fields.   Part I of the book provides a user-friendly introduction to assessment…

    Paperback – 2009-04-21

  • Unequal By Design

    High-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Au

    Unequal By Design critically examines high-stakes standardized testing in order to illuminate what is really at stake for students, teachers, and communities negatively affected by such testing. This thoughtful analysis traces standardized testing’s origins in the Eugenics and Social Efficiency…

    Paperback – 2008-08-27
    Critical Social Thought

  • The Evaluator's Cookbook

    Exercises for participatory evaluation with children and young people, 1st Edition

    By Angus McCabe, Katrice Horsley

    Participation is a vital element of working with children and young people – ensuring that services are meeting their needs as well as promoting citizenship, resilience and general well-being. The Evaluator’s Cookbook contains 21 participatory evaluation exercises for use with children, young…

    Paperback – 2008-04-30

  • Interdisciplinary Education in the Age of Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Moss, Terry A. Osborn, Douglas Kaufman

    Interdisciplinary Education in the Age of Assessment addresses a prevalent need in educational scholarship today. Many current standards-driven curricula follow strict subject-specific guidelines, leaving educators little room for interdisciplinary innovation. This book gears itself toward…

    Paperback – 2008-03-07

  • Improving Testing

    Process Tools and Techniques to Assure Quality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rohit Ramaswamy, Cheryl Wild

    The primary purpose of this book is to demonstrate how proven quality assurance tools and methods that have been applied successfully in the manufacturing and service industries for the past 20 years can be applied in the testing industry. It defines what is meant by the term "quality" in…

    Paperback – 2007-10-24

  • Program Theory-Driven Evaluation Science

    Strategies and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Stewart I. Donaldson

    Program Theory-Driven Evaluation Science fills the gap between 21st century literature on evaluation and what is happening in practice. It features detailed examples of how evaluations actually unfold in practice to develop people, programs, and organizations. Commonly accepted strategies for…

    Paperback – 2007-05-22

  • Learning How to Learn

    Tools for Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary James, Paul Black, Patrick Carmichael, Colin Conner, Peter Dudley, Alison Fox, David Frost, Leslie Honour, John MacBeath, Bethan Marshall, Robert McCormick, David Pedder, Richard Procter, Sue Swaffield, DYLAN WILIAM

    Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. This book offers a set of in-service resources to help teachers develop new classroom practices informed by sound research. It builds on previous work associated with ‘formative assessment’ or ‘assessment for learning’.…

    Paperback – 2006-10-12
    Improving Practice (TLRP)

  • Creating a Classroom Community of Young Scientists

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey W. Bloom

    Creating a Classroom Community of Young Scientists helps teachers - both pre-service and in-service - to develop exciting science programs in their classrooms. This book provides the groundwork for designing and implementing a science program that takes into account the latest research in teaching…

    Paperback – 2006-07-20

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