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- Kogan Page 2013; US$ 17.99
How to Pass Numeracy Tests will help you practice for timed tests, revise your maths and numeracy knowledge and improve your test technique. Providing over 350 practice questions it also gives vital advice on how the tests are marked and what you can do to optimise results. The wide variety of practice includes 20 timed tests on data interpretation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
This book is divided into four parts. In Part One the author considers the natural factors which have influenced the various national systems of education. They comprise racial, linguistic, geographical and economic factors. In Part Two he considers the contribution of religious traditions to education, more particularly those of the Catholic and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This introductory text describes the principles of invariant measurement, how invariant measurement can be achieved with Rasch models, and how to use invariant measurement to solve measurement problems in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Rasch models are used throughout but a comparison of Rasch models to other item response theory (IRT)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Latin American Literacy and Numeracy Studies (LAL N S) are fairly unknown in other parts of the world. This book charts new directions in LAL N S and explores the relationship between these studies and international perspectives. Calling upon social practice approaches, New Literacy Studies, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and other paradigms,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
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 constructed-response formats. This trend is expected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 295.00
This comprehensive, interdisciplinary handbook reviews the latest methods and technologies used in automated essay evaluation (AEE) methods and technologies. Highlights include the latest in the evaluation of performance-based writing assessments and recent advances in the teaching of writing, language testing, cognitive psychology, and computational... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
International students are often engaged not just in education, but in high stakes towards gaining permanent migration status. This book unpacks the consequences of this education-migration nexus, analyzing migration policies and providing a vivid picture of student-migrants' lived experiences. more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2013; US$ 19.80
Assessment is an integral part of instruction. For the past decade, the focus on assessmentparticularly via high-stakes mandated testshas shifted away from the classroom and left teachers feeling like they are drowning in data. Assessment is, and needs to be again, much more than a number. Assessment in Perspective is about moving beyond... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
The English higher grade schools formed a key part of an expanding 19th-century education system, but they threatened the vested interests of a powerful Establishment bent on reaffirming the status quo. The author analyzes the 1902 Education Act as a retrogressive move by which much was lost. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
Addressing the growing concerns about reading, math, and writing skills of freshman-level students, this volume provides different perspectives and approaches to the assessment of basic academic skills in higher education. The book provides an in-depth investigation into the Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP). More generally, the book provides insights... more...