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  • 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

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-08-27
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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

  • Balancing Dilemmas in Assessment and Learning in Contemporary Education

    Edited by Anton Havnes, Liz McDowell

    This book focuses on dilemmas inherent in the practice of assessment in the contemporary context. New forms of assessment are being introduced in all sectors of education and training, and the culture of assessment is shifting. The authors in this volume discuss the practice of assessment,…

    Paperback – 2013-03-21
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Improving Large-Scale Assessment in Education

    Theory, Issues, and Practice

    Edited by Marielle Simon, Kadriye Ercikan, Michel Rousseau

    Large-scale assessments (LSAs) play a growing role in education policy decisions, accountability, and education planning worldwide. This book focuses on central issues that are key components of successful planning, development and implementation of LSAs. The book’s main distinction is its focus on…

    Paperback – 2012-08-08

  • Automatic Item Generation

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Mark J Gierl, Thomas M. Haladyna

    Automatic item generation (AIG) represents a relatively new and unique research area where specific cognitive and psychometric theories are applied to test construction practices for the purpose of producing test items using technology. The purpose of this book is to bring researchers and…

    Paperback – 2012-08-07

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