Assessment & Testing Products

  • Invariant Measurement

    Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, 1st Edition

    By George Engelhard Jr.

    This introductory text describes the principles of invariant measurement, how invariant measurement can be achieved with Rasch models, and how to use invariant measurement to solve measurement problems in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Rasch models are used throughout but a comparison…

    Paperback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge

  • Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs

    A Context-Based Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Susan M. Benner, Joan Grim

    Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs, Second Edition helps prepare teachers for the task of evaluating the skills of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with developmental delays and those considered at risk to experience developmental delays or difficulties. A child’s environment…

    Paperback – 2012-10-12
    Routledge

  • From Testing to Productive Student Learning

    Implementing Formative Assessment in Confucian-Heritage Settings, 1st Edition

    By David Carless

    Research evidence indicates that formative assessment is one of the most effective ways of enhancing student learning. It is, however, difficult to implement successfully, principally because what is tested through summative assessment has such a powerful influence on teacher and student actions.…

    Paperback – 2012-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Improving Large-Scale Assessment in Education

    Theory, Issues, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marielle Simon, Kadriye Ercikan, Michel Rousseau

    Large-scale assessments (LSAs) play a growing role in education policy decisions, accountability, and education planning worldwide. This book focuses on central issues that are key components of successful planning, development and implementation of LSAs. The book’s main distinction is its focus on…

    Paperback – 2012-08-08
    Routledge

  • Automatic Item Generation

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark J Gierl, Thomas M. Haladyna

    Automatic item generation (AIG) represents a relatively new and unique research area where specific cognitive and psychometric theories are applied to test construction practices for the purpose of producing test items using technology. The purpose of this book is to bring researchers and…

    Paperback – 2012-08-07
    Routledge

  • Beyond Testing (Classic Edition)

    Towards a theory of educational assessment, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Gipps

    ‘It is an exceptionally thoughtful assessment of assessment, and I am (along with anyone else who broods about education) much in your debt.’ Jerome Bruner, personal communication with the author When this award-winning book was originally published in 1994, a review in the TES said: ‘Beyond…

    Paperback – 2011-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • Assessing Children’s Learning (Classic Edition)

    1st Edition

    By Mary Jane Drummond

    "It is my sincere wish that the teachers of those thousands of children, who increasingly are also teacher educators, read and learn from Assessing Children’s Learning. The hope is that they will go on to make a reality of the ‘imaginary but not impossible classroom’ and make moral judgements and…

    Paperback – 2011-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • English Language Assessment and the Chinese Learner

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liying Cheng, Andy Curtis

    'This volume addresses a very timely and important topic, and provides both broad and in-depth coverage of a number of large-scale English tests in China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, and about the Chinese learner.' – Lyle F. Bachman, From the Foreword Building on current theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
    Routledge

  • Teaching Primary English through Drama

    A practical and creative Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Suzi Clipson-Boyles

    "The text is extraordinarily succinct, very well organised and highly readable. Each chapter examines in depth specific aspects of teaching and learning in drama and well-chosen practical examples can readily be adopted by teachers. A 'must' for all primary schools." Drama (the Journal of National…

    Paperback – 2011-07-20
    Routledge

  • Cultural Validity in Assessment

    Addressing Linguistic and Cultural Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by María del Rosario Basterra, Elise Trumbull, Guillermo Solano-Flores

    What is assessment and how is it a cultural practice? How does failure to account for linguistic and cultural variation among students jeopardize assessment validity? What is required to achieve cultural validity in assessment? This resource for practicing and prospective teachers – as well as…

    Paperback – 2010-12-20
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Introduction to Psychometric Theory

    1st Edition

    By Tenko Raykov, George A. Marcoulides

    This new text provides a state-of the-art introduction to educational and psychological testing and measurement theory that reflects many intellectual developments of the past two decades. The book introduces psychometric theory using a latent variable modeling (LVM) framework and emphasizes…

    Hardback – 2010-09-22
    Routledge

  • Resilient Playgrounds

    1st Edition

    By Beth Doll, Katherine Brehm

    While recess provides children with a time to play and take a break from the school day, research has shown that it is also a necessary and vital part of their social, emotional, and academic development. This book provides tools and strategies for school mental health professionals, teachers,…

    Paperback – 2009-11-11
    Routledge
    School-Based Practice in Action

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