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  • A Bird's-Eye View of Assessmentby Trudy W. Banta

    Wiley 2011; US$ 14.95

    Here, pioneer Trudy Banta illuminates the many facets of assessment in colleges and universities during the past two decades. Addressing the principles of good assessment practice, she gives an insider?s perspective and shares the larger questions and answers encountered in assessment. In the final section, she looks at assessment outside the United... more...

  • Quantitative Data Analysisby Donald J. Treiman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00

    This book is an accessible introduction to quantitative data analysis, concentrating on the key issues facing those new to research, such as how to decide which statistical procedure is suitable, and how to interpret the subsequent results. Each chapter includes illustrative examples and a set of exercises that allows readers to test their 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...

  • 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...

  • Quality of Pupil Learning Experiences (RLE Edu O)by Neville Bennett; Charles Desforges; Anne Cockburn; Betty Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Very little is known about the quality of the learning experiences provided for pupils. This book contains the results of a major research project, conducted in a sample of English primary schools, in which particular attention was paid to the tasks children were assigned, to the degree of match between assigned tasks and pupil attainment, to the... more...

  • An Introduction to Qualitative Research Synthesisby Claire Howell Major; Maggi Savin-Baden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    Qualitative research synthesis provides a comprehensive glimpse of what individual qualitative studies show. The authors describe the process of data analysis, synthesis and interpretation that users may follow and adapt. more...