Assessment Products

  • Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Fairness in Educational Assessment and Measurement

    Edited by Neil J. Dorans, Linda L. Cook

    The importance of fairness, validity, and accessibility in assessment is greater than ever as testing expands to include more diverse populations, more complex purposes, and more sophisticated technologies. This book offers a detailed account of fairness in assessment, and illustrates the interplay…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12

  • 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 – 2016-03-24

  • The Mindfulness-Informed Educator

    Building Acceptance and Psychological Flexibility in Higher Education

    Edited by Jennifer Block-Lerner, LeeAnn Cardaciotto

    The Mindfulness-Informed Educator moves a growing body of evidence related to the efficacy of mindfulness- and acceptance-based approaches to the context of higher education, suggesting ways to foster psychological flexibility within and outside of the classroom. In the book, professionals across…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21

  • Developing and Validating Multiple-choice Test Items

    3rd Edition

    By Thomas M. Haladyna

    This book is intended for anyone who is seriously interested in designing and validating multiple-choice test items that measure understanding and the application of knowledge and skills to complex situations, such as critical thinking and problem solving. The most comprehensive and authoritative…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19

  • Academic Governance

    Disciplines and Policy

    By Jenny Lewis

    Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Technology and Testing

    Improving Educational and Psychological Measurement

    Edited by Fritz Drasgow

    From early answer sheets filled in with number 2 pencils, to tests administered by mainframe computers, to assessments wholly constructed by computers, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement. The numerous and rapid advances have immediate…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01

  • Applied Measurement with jMetrik

    By J. Patrick Meyer

    jMetrik is a computer program for implementing classical and modern psychometric methods. It is designed to facilitate work in a production environment and to make advanced psychometric procedures accessible to every measurement practitioner. Applied Measurement with jMetrik reviews psychometric…

    Paperback – 2014-06-25

  • High-Stakes Testing in Education

    Value, fairness and consequences

    Edited by Theo J.H.M Eggen, Gordon Stobart

    High-stakes educational testing is a global phenomenon which is increasing in both scale and importance. Assessments are high-stakes when there are serious consequences for one or more stakeholders. Historically, tests have largely been used for selection or for providing a ‘licence to practise’,…

    Hardback – 2014-05-14

  • Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

    Edited by Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Rebecca Rochon

    This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10

  • Developing and Validating Test Items

    By Thomas M. Haladyna, Michael C. Rodriguez

    Since test items are the building blocks of any test, learning how to develop and validate test items has always been critical to the teaching-learning process. As they grow in importance and use, testing programs increasingly supplement the use of selected-response (multiple-choice) items with…

    Paperback – 2013-04-08

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