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  • Student Evaluation in Higher Educationby Stephen Darwin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 93.39

    This book provides a comprehensive and engaging analysis of the purpose and function of student evaluation in higher education. It explores its foundations and the emerging functions, as well as its future potential to improve the quality of university teaching and student learning. The book systematically assesses the core assumptions underpinning... more...

  • Validating Technological Innovationby David Coniam; Peter Falvey

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 93.39

    This book discusses Hong Kong’s use of onscreen marking (OSM) in public examinations. Given that Hong Kong leads the way in OSM innovation, this book has arisen from a recognised need to provide a comprehensive, coherent account of the findings of various separate but linked validation studies of onscreen public examinations in Hong Kong. The authors... more...

  • Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Educationby Robert Glover; Katherine O'Flaherty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 17.00

    Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Education documents the decades-long structural transformations that led to the rise of honors education while also providing perspective on the present and future challenges in honors education. The chapters address such issues as ensuring equity in honors, how we ought to think about student success... more...

  • The BSCS 5E Instructional Modelby Rodger W. Bybee

    National Science Teachers Association 2015; US$ 25.49

    With this book, you can stop wishing you could engage your students more fully and start engaging. The BSCS 5E Instructional Model helps you create more teachable moments in your classroom. The BSCS 5E Instructional Model includes five phases: engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate. Much of it is devoted to an in-depth explanation of how... more...

  • Mathematics Achievement of Immigrant Studentsby Dirk Hastedt

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 101.56

    This book examines the mathematics achievement of immigrant students on the basis of data from the IEA Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). It combines an analysis of large-scale assessment data with an in-depth exploration of policy studies and transforms the insights gained into recommendations on how to promote better... more...

  • 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$ 105.07

    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$ 14.00

    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...

  • Mentoring beim Übergang vom Studium in den Berufby Stephan Pflaum

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.24

    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...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 50.19

    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...