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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 120.00
Almost any economist will agree that education plays a key role in determining a country’s economic growth and standard of living, but what we know about education policy in developing countries is remarkably incomplete and scattered over decades and across publications. Education Policy in Developing Countries rights this wrong,... more...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 29.99
Sharron Goldman Walker?s second volume on democracy in education asks educators, especially teachers and principals, to contemplate their roles in education and its connections with the preservation of American democracy. Do we send children to school to learn only how to achieve high scores on high stakes tests? If democracy is not learned by practice... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Practical Language Testing equips you with the skills, knowledge and principles necessary to understand and construct language tests. This intensely practical book gives guidelines on the design of assessments within the classroom, and provides the necessary tools to analyse and improve assessments, as well as deal with alignment to externally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
Learn assessment strategies that provide you with a real representation of student progress ? without the need for excessive testing. In Test Less, Assess More: A K-8 Guide to Formative Assessment, authors Leighangela Brady and Lisa McColl show you how to turn daily classroom lessons and activities into valuable opportunities for assessment, eliminating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book helps readers apply testing and measurement theories. Featuring 22 self-standing modules, instructors can pick and choose the ones that are most appropriate for their course. Each module features an overview of a measurement issue and a step-by-step application of that theory. Best practices provide recommendations for ensuring the appropriate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
The emergence of the new 14-19 sector raises huge learning and teaching issues for both schools and colleges of further education. A new generation of skilled and flexible professionals will need to be trained and re-trained. Teachers in both sectors are understandably nervous about the impending changes. Covering everything a teacher needs to know... more...
- Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 52.00
This book provides researchers, clinicians, and students with a useful overview of measuring client change in clinical practice. It reviews the history, conceptual foundations, and current status of trait- and state-based assessment models and approaches, exploring their strengths and limitations for measuring change across therapy sessions. Meier... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Written in an accessible style, this book facilitates a deep understanding of the Rasch model. Authors Bond and Fox review the crucial properties of the Rasch model and demonstrate its use with a wide range of examples including the measurement of educational achievement, human development, attitudes, and medical rehabilitation. A glossary and numerous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
As the commitment to performance assessments as a strategy of reform has increased across the nation, so has the controversy surrounding the purposes, development, implementation, and effects of alternative forms of assessment. One of the first of its kind, this edited volume provides an incisive and comprehensive account of the issues pertaining to... more...