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  • Assessing Competence in Professional Performance across Disciplines and Professionsby Paul F. Wimmers; Marcia Mentkowski

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This book examines the challenges of cross-professional comparisons and proposes new forms of performance assessment to be used in professions education. It addresses how complex issues are learned and assessed across and within different disciplines and professions in order to move the process of ?performance assessment for learning? to the next level.... more...

  • Higher-Order Growth Curves and Mixture Modeling with Mplusby Kandauda K.A.S. Wickrama; Tae Kyoung Lee; Catherine Walker O?Neal; Frederick O. Lorenz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This practical introduction to second-order and growth mixture models using M plus introduces simple and complex techniques through incremental steps. The authors extend latent growth curves to second-order growth curve and mixture models and then combine the two. To maximize understanding, each model is presented with basic structural equations,... more...

  • Selbstkompetenzenby Sebastian Lerch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Selbstkompetenzen (personaleKompetenzen) sind in aller Munde. Sie werden von MitarbeiterInnen gefordert, inLernumgebungen gefördert und von unterschiedlichen Disziplinen systematisiert.Eine erziehungswissenschaftliche Grundlegung des Begriffs und seinerempirischen Dimensionen fehlt allerdings, und das ist wichtig, um die Bedeutungvon Selbstkompetenzen... more...

  • Assessment for Learningby Eileen Dial

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 29.99

    This book covers the reason why teachers should assess in an ongoing fashion. It also provides a clear structure for designing and analyzing meaningful formative assessments. In addition, it guides the teacher in the development of differentiated activities for every level of student based on the results of the assessment and includes the thought... more...

  • Methods and Modalities of Effective School Inspectionsby Melanie Ehren

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book provides an overview anddiscussion of the evidence base of effective school inspections; reflecting on issuesof validity and reliability of school inspections in relation to schooleffectiveness research, unintended consequences and emergent roles andresponsibilities of Inspectorates of Education. Chapters include findings from systematicliterature... more...

  • Teacher Evaluation Policies and Practices in Japanby Masaaki Katsuno

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the impacts of the introduction of new teacher evaluation policies on teachers and head teachers in Japan, particularly that of producing and reinforcing mutual policing relations among teachers and the destabilisation of their identities. It is timely given the big surge of interest world-wide in measuring and developing teachers?... more...

  • Educational Technology Program and Project Evaluationby J. Michael Spector; Allan H.K. Yuen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Educational Technology Program and Project Evaluation is a unique, comprehensive guide to the formative and summative evaluation of programs, projects, products, practices and policies involving educational technology. Written for both beginning and experienced evaluators, the book utilizes an integrative, systems-based approach; its practical emphasis... more...

  • Uncovering Student Ideas in Earth and Environmental Scienceby Page Keeley; Laura Tucker

    National Science Teachers Association 2016; US$ 28.49

    If you’re new to formative assessment probes, you’ll love the latest book in the bestselling Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series. Authors Page Keeley and Laura Tucker give you 32 engaging questions, or probes, that can reveal what your students already know—or think they know—about core Earth and environmental science concepts.... more...

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Step by Stepby Darren George; Paul Mallery

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 94.95

    IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference, 14e , takes a straightforward, step-by-step approach that makes SPSS software clear to beginners and experienced researchers alike. Extensive use of vivid, four-color screen shots, clear writing, and step-by-step boxes guide readers through the program. Exercises at the end of each... more...

  • Diagnostics and Reliability of Pipeline Systemsby Sviatoslav Timashev; Anna Bushinskaya

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    The book contains solutions to fundamental problems which arise due to the logic of development of specific branches of science, which are related to pipeline safety, but mainly are subordinate to the needs of pipeline transportation.          The book deploys important but not yet solved aspects of reliability and safety assurance of pipeline systems,... more...