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  • What We Know About Heuristics and Biases

    Learning, Work, and Everyday Life

    By Franklin Zaromb, Abigail Gertner, Robert Schneider, Jeremy Burrus, Gerald Matthews, Rebecca Rhodes, Richard D Roberts

    People often rely on mental shortcuts, known as heuristics, to help them make judgments and decisions quickly and efficiently. While, generally, these heuristics lead to accurate judgments, in certain circumstances, heuristics can bias problem-solving and decision-making producing errors with…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Social Capital in Excluded Communities

    A Kind of Higher Education

    By Julia Preece

    This title was first published in 2000. Emanating from a two year action research project aimed at devising higher education courses for excluded social groups, this book examines ways in which UK higher education can be accessed and valued by adults who have previously been excluded. It also…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Affect in Literacy Learning and Teaching

    Pedagogies, Politics, and Coming to Know

    Edited by Kevin Leander, Christian Ehret

    Expanding the field of literacy studies by addressing affect theory—an emerging field of scholarship from the humanities and social sciences— in this volume scholars from around the world with diverse perspectives on the role of affect in literacy, culture, language, and politics provide an…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • School Evaluation with a Purpose

    Challenges and Alternatives

    Edited by Eli Ottesen, Fiona Stephens

    In recent years, there has been an increased interest in and demand for school evaluation. Evaluation is often linked to issues of accountability, performance assessment, regulation and inspection. This book explores and develops the latest thinking surrounding external and self-evaluation in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • A Critical Analysis of Sexuality Education in the United States

    Toward an Inclusive Curriculum for Social Justice

    By Tiffani Kocsis

    A Critical Analysis of Sexuality Education in the United States explores the history of sexuality education through the lenses of economics, law, and psychological paradigms to identify and trace exclusionary programming and practices in schools. By analyzing legal and political documents, as well…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    The subject of accountability warrants thoughtful and dispassionate attention in today's educational environment. The accountability and school reform policies that are put in place today will have wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences for all of the nation's learners. This volume stems from…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Causes of High and Low Reading Achievement

    By Ronald P. Carver

    This book describes all of the important factors that cause some students to have low reading achievement and others to have high reading achievement. It concentrates on the main factors that influence how much a student gains in reading achievement during a year of school, or a calendar year. An…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Computer-Based Testing

    Building the Foundation for Future Assessments

    Edited by Craig N. Mills, Maria T. Potenza, John J. Fremer, William C. Ward

    Although computer-based tests (CBT) have been administered for many years, improvements in the speed and power of computers coupled with reductions in their cost have made large-scale computer delivery of tests increasingly feasible. CBT is now a common form of test delivery for licensure,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Effective Educational Assessment

    By Sean W. Mulvenon

    This is a core textbook for pre-service teachers in assessment courses. The volume uses a narrative style with numerous examples of common daily events to explain effective application and analysis of achievement data in the classroom. Topics covered would be reviewed in three parts: (1) An…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Education for the 21st century

    Renewing energy for learning

    By Kris Van Den Branden

    This book presents a comprehensive view on the major challenges educators face in the 21st century, and the ways in which schools can make a difference. It describes key principles that can serve as guidelines for tackling those challenges in an effective and manageable way, looking both at what…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • American Education and Corporations

    The Free Market Goes to School

    By Deron Boyles

    Originally published in 1998, American Education and Corporations, provides a detailed study of the effects of commercialisation on the public school system. The book provides a powerful indictment of corporate culture and its influence on American public schooling, within a clear theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Accountability in Higher Education

    Edited by Peter Sheldrake, Russell Linke

    Originally published in 1979 Accountability in Higher Education contains the first comprehensive analysis of accountability in Australian higher education. The contributors systematically examine organisation and practice in the Australian higher education system, major issues relating to the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

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