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  • Learning and Assessing with Multiple-Choice Questions in College Classrooms

    By Jay Parkes, Dawn Zimmaro

    Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are a ubiquitous tool used in college classrooms, yet most instructors admit that they are not prepared to maximize the question's benefits. Learning and Assessing with Multiple-Choice Questions in College Classrooms is a comprehensive resource designed to enable…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Crafting the Feedback Teachers Need and Deserve

    A Guide for Leaders

    By Thomas M. Van Soelen

    Crafting the Feedback Teachers Need and Deserve illuminates an often overlooked aspect of educational leadership: providing quality written feedback. This resource offers context, purpose, and techniques on how to capture and write beneficial feedback. Proven in school districts, Van Soelen’s…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • Ratio Scaling of Psychological Magnitude

    In Honor of the Memory of S.s. Stevens

    By Stanley J. Bolanowski, Stanley J. Bolanowski

    Edited by Stanley J. Bolanowski, Jr., George A. Gescheider

    Presenting the proceedings of a conference held at Syracuse University in honor of S.S. Stevens, a pioneer in the scaling of sensory magnitudes and the originator of the method of magnitude estimation, this volume brings together the work of 20 authorities on the procedures of ratio scaling. These…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Theory of Mental Tests

    By Harold Gulliksen

    This classic volume outlines, for both students and professionals, the mathematical theories and equations that are necessary for evaluating a test and for quantifying its characteristics. The author utilizes formulas that evaluate both the reliability and the validity of tests. He also provides…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters

    By John W. Miller, Michael C. McKenna

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    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 – 2016-01-31
    Routledge

  • A First Course in Factor Analysis

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew L. Comrey, Howard B. Lee

    The goal of this book is to foster a basic understanding of factor analytic techniques so that readers can use them in their own research and critically evaluate their use by other researchers. Both the underlying theory and correct application are emphasized. The theory is presented through the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Psychology Press

  • Grading Student Achievement in Higher Education

    Signals and Shortcomings

    By Mantz Yorke

    A lot hangs on the summative grades that students are given. A good degree opens doors which otherwise might remain closed. Yet, as higher education is now a mass rather than an elite system, what is expected of its graduates is different from the expectations of previous generations. Students are…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Higher Education

  • Choosing Students

    Higher Education Admissions Tools for the 21st Century

    Edited by Wayne Camara, Ernest W. Kimmel

    This volume brings a variety of perspectives to bear on the issue of how higher education institutions can - or should - choose students during the early part of the 21st century. Many of the contributors report on research to develop and validate potential tools to assist those responsible for…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

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