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  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    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 – 2016-10-31 
    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Assessment of Problem Solving Using Simulations

    Edited by Eva Baker, Jan Dickieson, Wallace Wulfeck, Harold F. O'Neil

    This volume explores the application of computer simulation technology to measurement issues in education -- especially as it pertains to problem based learning. Whereas most assessments related to problem solving are based on expensive and time consuming measures (i.e., think-aloud protocols or…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Treatment Fidelity in Studies of Educational Intervention

    Edited by Greg Roberts, Sharon Vaughn, S. Natasha Beretvas, Vivian Wong

    Treatment Fidelity in Studies of Educational Intervention is a detailed guide to the increasing emphasis on methodological rigor and implementation fidelity in educational research. A timely contribution to the field, this book offers practical guidance and systematic research on the nature of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Fair Assessment

    By Warren W. Willingham, Nancy S. Cole

    Edited by Warren W. Willingham, Warren W. Willingham, Nancy S. Cole

    There have been many important changes in the participation of women and men in American society over the past quarter-century. Tests play a role in those changes by providing evidence of the diverse achievement and proficiency of women and men. They aid the learning process and reflect…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • Construction Versus Choice in Cognitive Measurement

    Issues in Constructed Response, Performance Testing, and Portfolio Assessment

    Edited by William C. Ward, Randy Elliot Bennett

    This book brings together psychometric, cognitive science, policy, and content domain perspectives on new approaches to educational assessment -- in particular, constructed response, performance testing, and portfolio assessment. These new assessment approaches -- a full range of alternatives to…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Assessment of Authentic Performance in School Mathematics

    Edited by Richard A. Lesh, Susan J. Lamon

    This book is the result of a conference sponsored by the Educational Testing Service and the University of Wisconsin's National Center for Research in Mathematical Sciences Education. The purpose of the conference was to facilitate the work of a group of scholars whose interests included the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Human and Social Conditions in Assessment

    Edited by Gavin T. L. Brown, Lois R. Harris

    The Handbook of Human and Social Conditions in Assessment is the first book to explore assessment issues and opportunities occurring due to the real world of human, cultural, historical, and societal influences upon assessment practices, policies, and statistical modeling. With chapters written by…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Educational Psychology Handbook

  • Drawing Inferences From Self-selected Samples

    Edited by Howard Wainer

    This volume contains a collection of essays and discussions which serve as an introduction and guide to current research in the area of drawing inferences from self-selected samples. This topic is of direct interest to a professional audience of survey researchers, pollsters, market researchers,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge

  • Media Education Assessment Handbook

    Edited by William G. Christ

    Assessing media education is a formidable task because both assessment and media education are complex and controversial concepts. Assessment, which can take place at the individual student, class, sequence, program, department or unit, and university levels, is questioned in terms of reliability,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Assessment in Higher Education

    Issues of Access, Quality, Student Development and Public Policy

    Edited by Samuel J. Messick

    Assessment in Higher Education brings together in one place most of the major issues confronting higher education in the 1990s. These include enhancing student access, development, and success in higher education; transforming admissions testing to meet expanding educational needs; resolving the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge

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