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  • Life After Levelsby Sam Hunter

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 31.00

    Explores a new and very successful assessment system developed after the removal of levels, grounded in the starting principles of great assessment in primary schools. more...

  • Assessment for Learning: Meeting the Challenge of Implementationby Dany Laveault; Linda Allal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.62

    This book provides new perspectives on Assessment for Learning (AfL), on the challenges encountered in its implementation, and on the diverse ways of meeting these challenges. It brings together contributions from authors working in a wide range of educational contexts: Australia, Canada, England, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, Israel, Philippines,... more...

  • Assessing Writingby Billie F. Birnie

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 14.99

    This book on assessing writing is designed for teachers, school leaders, and evaluators. It begins with a collection of assessment practices that will increase teachers' efficiency and effectiveness as they guide students in learning how to think and write successfully. more...

  • Opportunity to Learn, Curriculum Alignment and Test Preparationby Jaap Scheerens

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.64

    This book provides a review of the effectiveness of Opportunity to Learn (OTL) operationalized as the association between OTL and student achievement. In addition, it presents an elaborate conceptual map in which OTL is regarded as part of a larger concept of curriculum alignment. Major components of this framework are national goals and standards,... more...

  • Mentoring beim Übergang vom Studium in den Berufby Stephan Pflaum

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 36.46

    Stephan Pflaum untersucht in einer dreijährigen Panel-Studie systematisch den Nutzen von Mentoring beim Wechsel vom Studium in den Beruf aus Sicht der Mentees und der MentorInnen. Der Autor präsentiert Rahmenbedingungen für gutes Mentoring und erfolgreiche Mentoringprogramme anhand quantitativer und qualitativer Daten. Untersuchungsgegenstand ist das... more...

  • Continuity and Innovation in Honors College Curriculaby Robert Glover; Katherine O'Flaherty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 19.99

    Continuity and Innovation in Honors College Curricula is the second volume in the edited series Honors Education in Transition , which examines the proliferation of honors programs and colleges in American higher education. While honors education has become ubiquitous in American higher education, this transformation has happened without systematic... more...

  • Designing and Using Performance Tasksby Tracey K. (Kathleen) Shiel

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 34.95

    Stretch student thinking with performance-based tasks. With the continual increase of high-stakes assessments also comes the surge of professional development on designing performance-based tasks. Providing step-by-step insights, this book shows you how to incorporate performance tasks as a tool to teach, monitor, and extend student learning.... more...

  • No One Left Standingby Michele Wages

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 21.99

    Testing in U.S. public schools is out of control. The stress and pressures for all involved have effects that are not even measureable in most instances. Is this really the best thing for our schools? Are there alternative measures that may serve our future in a better way? Will the rewrite of NCLB be enough? more...

  • Empirische Bildungsforschungby Jürgen Baumert; Klaus-Jürgen Tillmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 18.23

    In diesem Sonderheft der ?Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft? diskutieren Protagonisten und Kritiker über Leistungen und Defizite der empirischen Bildungsforschung. Ansätze und Ergebnisse, die in den vergangenen Jahren große Aufmerksamkeit erzeugt haben, werden aufgegriffen. Und die kritischen Positionen, die Funktionen und Effekte dieser Forschung... more...

  • Assessing Contexts of Learningby Susanne Kuger; Eckhard Klieme; Nina Jude; David Kaplan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.17

    This volume brings together educational effectiveness research and international large-scale assessments, demonstrating how the two fields can be applied to inspire and improve each other, and providing readers direct links to instruments that cover a broad range of topics and have been shown to work in more than 70 countries. The book?s initial chapters... more...