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  • Reconceptualising Evaluation In Higher Educationby Murray Saunders; Roni Bamber; Paul Trowler

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 57.00

    There is high investment in projects that enhance the quality of teaching and learning within the higher education sector. These projects require evaluation, but the higher education sector has not conceptualized such evaluation work. This book aims to aid understanding, drawing on a set of evaluative practices to foster understanding. more...

  • Making Summer Countby Jennifer Sloan McCombs; Catherine H. Augustine; Heather L. Schwartz; Susan J. Bodilly; Brian McInnis

    RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 9.95

    Research has shown that students' skills and knowledge often deteriorate during the summer months, with low-income students facing the largest losses. School districts and summer programming providers can benefit from the lessons learned by other programs in terms of developing strategies to maximize program effectiveness and quality, student participation,... more...

  • Teaching, Learning And Assessmentby John Blanchard

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 44.00

    This book deals with formative assessment, that is, assessment designed to inform and enhance learning, rather than simply produce test results and qualifications. more...

  • Stopping the Buckby Ewell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 14.95

    A unique, state-by-state look at two decades of progress and practices in higher education assessment Specially selected from the archives of the award-winning journal Assessment Update , the articles gathered together in Stopping the Buck offer readers a unique opportunity to take a deep, historical look at outcomes assessment in higher education... more...

  • Assessing the Generic Outcomes of Collegeby Gary R. Pike

    Wiley 2011; US$ 14.95

    What does college teach, really? As demands for accountability intensify, meaningful measurement of broad college outcomes becomes increasingly important. Here, you'll take a journey through the history of assessment instruments, starting with the creation of the first general outcomes assessment tools in the 1980s. You'll follow the evolution of the... more...

  • Qualitative Researchby Stephen D. Lapan; MaryLynn T. Quartaroli; Frances J. Riemer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    The authors—noted scholars and researchers—provide an up-to-date guide to qualitative study design, data collection, analysis, and reporting. Step by step, the authors explain a range of methodologies and methods for conducting qualitative research focusing on how they are applied when conducting an actual study. The book includes methods... more...

  • Measuring Upby John Sabatini; Elizabeth Albro; Tenaha O'Reilly

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 26.99

    Sabatini, Albro and O'Reilly believe that in light of federal legislation towards common core standards and assessments, as well as significant national investments in reading and literacy education, it is a critical and opportune time to bring together the research and measurement community to address fundamental issues of measuring reading comprehension,... more...

  • From Testing to Productive Student Learningby David Carless

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Formative assessment is a major driver of teacher and student actions in all educational systems, and it is an increasingly high-profile topic. This book scrutinises the relationship between testing and learning, as well as the role of cultural context in influencing assessment options, by using data from schools in the Confucian-heritage setting... more...

  • Performanceby Richard Alfred; Nathan Harris; Kathryn Thirolf; James Webb

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 54.99

    Understanding and improving performance in organizations is the topic of this book. Most books on performance are written from a singular point of view and do not effectively integrate objective, subjective, and cognitive perspectives on performance. Performance: The Dynamic of Results in Colleges and Universities bridges this gap by bringing... more...

  • Assessment for Excellenceby Alexander W. Astin; anthony lising antonio

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 54.99

    Assessment for Excellence introduces a philosophy of assessment based upon the talent development concept. Colleges and universities prioritize developing the talents of students and faculty, rather than gathering the most resources and status for their institutions. The Input-Environment-Outcome assessment model focuses on talent development... more...