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  • The College Instructor's Guide to Writing Test Items

    Measuring Student Learning

    By Michael Rodriguez, Anthony Albano

    The College Instructor’s Guide to Writing Test Items: Measuring Student Learning addresses the need for direct and clear guidance on item writing for assessing broad ranges of content in many fields. By focusing on multiple-choice response items, this book provides college instructors the tools to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Mixed or Single-sex School? Volume 3

    Attainment, Attitudes and Overview

    By R. R. Dale

    Originally published in 1974. This final volume in the trilogy is concerned primarily with comparing the academic progress made by pupils of near-equal ability in the two types of school. It considers attainment in different subjects but also attitudes to different subjects and then follows up with…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    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 – 2017-04-30 
    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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Validation of Score Meaning for the Next Generation of Assessments

    The Use of Response Processes

    Edited by Kadriye Ercikan, James W. Pellegrino

    Despite developments in research and practice on using examinee response process data in assessment design, the use of such data in test validation is rare. Validation of Score Meaning in the Next Generation of Assessments Using Response Processes highlights the importance of validity evidence…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

  • Dyslexia in Adolescence

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Peggy L. Anderson, Regine Meier-Hedde

    Dyslexia in Adolescence: Global Perspectives presents international case studies on the psychosocial development and academic progress of adolescents with dyslexia to enhance understanding of adjustment factors, outcomes and support. The continuation of a qualitative longitudinal research project…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Education in China

    Paradox and Possibilities for an Era of Accountability

    By Carol A. Mullen

    Published with Kappa Delta Pi, Creativity and Education in China takes readers on a journey through research-supported ideas and practical examples of creative and innovative schooling within a changing regime. Analyzing the consequences of exam-centric accountability on the creative and critical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Testing in the Professions

    Credentialing Policies and Practice

    Edited by Susan Davis-Becker, Chad W. Buckendahl

    Testing in the Professions focuses on current practices in credentialing testing as a guide for practitioners. With a broad focus on the key components, issues, and concerns surrounding the test development and validation process, this book brings together a wide range of research and theory—from…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

  • Test Fraud

    Statistical Detection and Methodology

    Edited by Neal Kingston, Amy Clark

    There has been an increase in awareness (and perhaps occurrence) of individual and organized cheating on tests. Recent reports of widespread problems with state student accountability tests and teacher certification testing have raised questions about the very validity of assessment programs. While…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Philosophical and Foundational Issues in Measurement Theory

    Edited by C. Wade Savage, Philip Ehrlich

    Measurement theory has only recently become recognized as a legitimate, specialized field of inquiry. This text covers a wide range of issues of central concern to contemporary measurement theorists, and a broad range of philosophical perspectives are represented. The formalist, representationalist…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

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