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Assessing the Viva in Higher Education Chasing Moments of Truth by Stephen Dobson Assessing the Viva in Higher Education Chasing Moments of Truth

This book makes the case for a revival in interest in the viva. As an oral assessment of a treatise or dissertation or of a student's performance in art or dance the viva has a long history dating back to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Preparing Students for College and Careers Theory, Measurement, and Educational Practice by Katie Larsen McClarty Preparing Students for College and Careers Theory, Measurement, and Educational Practice

Preparing Students for College and Careers addresses measurement and research issues related to college and career readiness. Educational reforms efforts across the United States have increasingly taken aim at measuring and improving postsecondary readiness. These initiatives include developing new content...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Preparing Students for College and Careers Theory, Measurement, and Educational Practice by Katie Larsen McClarty Preparing Students for College and Careers Theory, Measurement, and Educational Practice

Preparing Students for College and Careers addresses measurement and research issues related to college and career readiness. Educational reforms efforts across the United States have increasingly taken aim at measuring and improving postsecondary readiness. These initiatives include developing new content...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

The Testing Charade Pretending to Make Schools Better by Daniel Koretz The Testing Charade Pretending to Make Schools Better

For decades we've been studying, experimenting with, and wrangling over different approaches to improving public education, and there's still little consensus on what works, and what to do. The one thing people seem to agree on, however, is that schools...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Technology Enhanced Innovative Assessment Development, Modeling, and Scoring From an Interdisciplinary Perspective by Hong Jiao Technology Enhanced Innovative Assessment Development, Modeling, and Scoring From an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Assessment innovation tied to technology is greatly needed in a wide variety of assessment applications. This book adopts an interdisciplinary perspective to learn from advances in developing technology enhanced innovative assessments from multiple fields.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Using Students' Assessment Mistakes and Learning Deficits to Enhance Motivation and Learning by James H. McMillan Using Students' Assessment Mistakes and Learning Deficits to Enhance Motivation and Learning

Being wrong is a critical part of the assessment process, and understanding how to learn from those mistakes, errors, and misconceptions helps educators and students get the most from their learning experience. In this practical volume, James H. McMillan shows...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Using Students' Assessment Mistakes and Learning Deficits to Enhance Motivation and Learning by James H. McMillan Using Students' Assessment Mistakes and Learning Deficits to Enhance Motivation and Learning

Being wrong is a critical part of the assessment process, and understanding how to learn from those mistakes, errors, and misconceptions helps educators and students get the most from their learning experience. In this practical volume, James H. McMillan shows...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA Challenging OECD's Educational Order by Vasco (Second University of Naples Italy) D'Agnese Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA Challenging OECD's Educational Order

Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA provides a critical analysis of the OECD's educational agenda and its main tool, namely, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Based on an analysis of the OECD's public documents, including publications, webpages, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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Testing Regimes, Accountabilities and Education Policy by Bob (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia) Lingard Testing Regimes, Accountabilities and Education Policy
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Around the globe, various kinds of testing, including high stakes national census testing, have become meta-policies, steering educational systems in particular directions, and having great effects on schools and on teacher practices, as well as upon student learning and curricula....
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2017

Supporting Teachers' Formative Assessment Practice with Learning Progressions by Erin Marie Furtak Supporting Teachers' Formative Assessment Practice with Learning Progressions

This book tells the story of a National Science Foundation-funded research project exploring the influence of teacher participation in learning progression-centered professional development, specifically regarding formative assessment task design, classroom practices, and student learning.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

Global Perspectives on Educational Testing Examining Fairness, High-Stakes and Policy Reform by Keena Arbuthnot Global Perspectives on Educational Testing Examining Fairness, High-Stakes and Policy Reform

This book provides a refined definition of standardized educational test fairness that can be utilized in multiple contexts to better understand the experiences and perspectives of diverse groups of test takers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Using Feedback to Enhance Formative Assessment by Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo, Susan M. Brookhart Using Feedback to Enhance Formative Assessment
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Despite feedback's demonstratively positive effects on student performance, research on the specific components of successful feedback practice is in short supply. In Using Feedback to Improve Learning, Ruiz-Primo and Brookhart highlight real-world examples and provide critical characteristics of feedback strategies...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Using Feedback to Enhance Formative Assessment by Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo, Susan M. Brookhart Using Feedback to Enhance Formative Assessment
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Despite feedback's demonstratively positive effects on student performance, research on the specific components of successful feedback practice is in short supply. In Using Feedback to Improve Learning, Ruiz-Primo and Brookhart highlight real-world examples and provide critical characteristics of feedback strategies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era by Carol Anne Dwyer Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era

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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Computer-Based Testing Building the Foundation for Future Assessments by Craig N. Mills Computer-Based Testing Building the Foundation for Future Assessments

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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Revise A level 2017 Study Planner by Rob Bircher Revise A level 2017 Study Planner


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

The Public Understanding of Assessment by John Gardner The Public Understanding of Assessment

Assessment of educational achievement, whether by traditional examinations or by teachers in schools, attracts considerable public interest, particularly when it is associated with 'high stakes' outcomes such as university entry or selection for employment. When the individual's results do not...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/11/2017

Assessing Student Learning Outcomes in Higher Education by Hamish (University of Melbourne, Australia) Coates Assessing Student Learning Outcomes in Higher Education
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This book examines important advances and offers a realistic image of the state of the art in student learning outcomes assessment in higher education-a field close to the core of nearly every higher education institution. Producing sound information on what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

Plagiarism in Higher Education Reflections on teaching practice by Diane (Linnaeus University, Sweden) Pecorari Plagiarism in Higher Education Reflections on teaching practice
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All university teachers encounter plagiarism sooner or later, and can deal with it most effectively if they have a solid understanding of the issues surrounding it. Plagiarism in Higher Education enables such an understanding. This well-written, competently argued and thoughtful...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Educational Assessment in Latin America by Sally M. (University of Cambridge, UK) Thomas Educational Assessment in Latin America
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This collection presents educational assessment research from Latin America, adding to a relatively small but growing body of research considering educational assessment and evaluation issues in this large region. Three chapters focus on Chile, two on Brazil, and one each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/12/2017

Teachers, Teaching, and Reform Perspectives on Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes by Ralph Ferretti, James Hiebert Teachers, Teaching, and Reform Perspectives on Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes
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Comprised of contributions from distinguished education scholars, Teachers, Teaching, and Reform takes a critical look at evidence about systemic efforts to identify excellent teachers, measure and promote excellent teaching practices. Organized to include diverse and often contrasting perspectives on the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Noncognitive Skill Assessment in School Research, Practice, Application by Richard D. Roberts, Jonathan E. Martin, Jeremy Burrus Noncognitive Skill Assessment in School Research, Practice, Application
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Noncognitive skills have long been understood to matter in school, workforce, and life-though means to measures these skills have not been formalized by test makers and measurement experts. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Roberts and Jonathan Martin draw together the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Noncognitive Skill Assessment in School Research, Practice, Application by Richard D. Roberts, Jonathan E. Martin, Jeremy Burrus Noncognitive Skill Assessment in School Research, Practice, Application
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Noncognitive skills have long been understood to matter in school, workforce, and life-though means to measures these skills have not been formalized by test makers and measurement experts. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Roberts and Jonathan Martin draw together the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

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Developing Feedback for Pupil Learning Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Schools by Ruth (UCL Institute of Education, UK) Dann Developing Feedback for Pupil Learning Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Schools
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Feedback is often considered to be one of the pivotal enablers of formative assessment. This key topic has received considerable attention within research literature and has been studied by a number of leading experts in the field. This book is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Developing Feedback for Pupil Learning Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Schools by Ruth (UCL Institute of Education, UK) Dann Developing Feedback for Pupil Learning Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Schools
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Feedback is often considered to be one of the pivotal enablers of formative assessment. This key topic has received considerable attention within research literature and has been studied by a number of leading experts in the field. This book is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Search for Better Educational Standards A Cautionary Tale by Martin Thrupp The Search for Better Educational Standards A Cautionary Tale

With Responses from Bob Lingard, Meg Maguire and David Hursh
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

5 Steps to a 5: AP English Literature 2018 by Estelle M. Rankin 5 Steps to a 5: AP English Literature 2018

Updated to reflect the latest exam, this popular AP test prep offers a wealth of study materials, pro tips, and practice tests-accessible in print, online, and mobile devices.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

5 Steps to a 5 AP Statistics 2018 Elite Student edition by Duane C. Hinders, Corey Andreasen, Deanna Krause Mcdonald 5 Steps to a 5 AP Statistics 2018 Elite Student edition
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Updated to reflect the latest exam, this popular, multi-platform AP test prep offers a wealth of study materials, pro tips, practice tests, and new content reinforcing important AP concepts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2017

5 Steps to a 5: AP English Language 2018 by Murphy 5 Steps to a 5: AP English Language 2018

Updated to reflect the latest exam, this popular AP test prep offers a wealth of study materials, pro tips, and practice tests-accessible in print, online, and mobile devices.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2017

5 Steps to a 5 AP Statistics 2018 edition by Duane C. Hinders, Corey Andreasen, Deanna Krause Mcdonald 5 Steps to a 5 AP Statistics 2018 edition
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Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2017

Classroom Assessment Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction by James H. McMillan Classroom Assessment Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction

Note: This is the bound-book version of Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction and does not include access to MyLab(TM) Education. To order MyLab Education with Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the bound-book version, use ISBN 0134522087....
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2017

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation by Heidi L. (SUNY, Albany, USA) Andrade, Margaret (UCLA, USA) Heritage Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation
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Writing with the practical constraints of teaching in mind, Andrade and Heritage present a concise resource to help teachers maximize the positive impacts of classroom assessment on teaching. There is convincing evidence that carefully applied classroom assessments can promote student...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation by Heidi L. (SUNY, Albany, USA) Andrade, Margaret (UCLA, USA) Heritage Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation
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Writing with the practical constraints of teaching in mind, Andrade and Heritage present a concise resource to help teachers maximize the positive impacts of classroom assessment on teaching. There is convincing evidence that carefully applied classroom assessments can promote student...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Learning to Love Assessment Unraveling Complexities and Generating Solutions by Sherah Betts Carr, Anaya L. Bryson Learning to Love Assessment Unraveling Complexities and Generating Solutions
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This book provides educators with two critical components of the assessment dialogue: understanding the historical and legislative perceptions that have created the current climate of school accountability, and deconstructing complexities to offer concrete solutions to make assessment an enjoyable, productive,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Learning to Love Assessment Unraveling Complexities and Generating Solutions by Sherah Betts Carr, Anaya L. Bryson Learning to Love Assessment Unraveling Complexities and Generating Solutions
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This book provides educators with two critical components of the assessment dialogue: understanding the historical and legislative perceptions that have created the current climate of school accountability, and deconstructing complexities to offer concrete solutions to make assessment an enjoyable, productive,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

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