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  • Thinking Beyond the Testby Paul A. Wagner; Daphne Johnson; Frank Fair; Jr. Daniel Fasko

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 19.99

    This book provides resources for teachers in grades 3 ? 6 to take advantage of teachable moments by drawing students into productive intellectual discussions. It also provides an overview of the rationale and research base for engaging students in educational activities that are truly intellectual and not limited to training for testing success.... more...

  • Applied Multivariate Statistical Conceptsby Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 114.95

    More comprehensive than other texts, this new book covers the classic and cutting edge multivariate techniques used in today?s research. Ideal for courses on multivariate statistics/analysis/design, advanced statistics or quantitative techniques taught in psychology, education, sociology, and business, the book also appeals to researchers with no... more...

  • The ABCs of Educational Testingby W. (William) James Popham

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.50

    Amplify your assessment literacy. Formative, data-driven, high-stakes?we all know the buzzwords surrounding educational testing. But we often shelve our understanding of these because they are overwhelmingly complex. Those who care about our schools and students?teachers, administrators, policymakers, parents, citizens?will discover how and why... more...

  • Partizipation, Wissen und Motivation im Politikunterrichtby Barbara Landwehr

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 31.36

    Kompetenzzuwachs im Politikunterricht wird durch kompetenzorientierten Unterricht besser erreicht als durch herkömmlichen Unterricht. Zu diesem Ergebnis kommt die Interventionsstudie mit 1071 Schülerinnen und Schülern der 9. und 10. Klasse. Die Studie zeigt die empirischen Zusammenhänge zwischen politischem Informationsverhalten, verschiedenen Selbstkonzepten... more...

  • Emotional Labour and Lesson Observationby Ursula Edgington

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 95.99

    This book presents research on emotion work and the emotional labour of teaching and learning based in England?s further education sector, where an increasing emphasis on marketised systems means accountability and audit cultures have become embedded within everyday teaching practice. Uniquely, this book explores micro-level issues of the managerial... 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...

  • Making Sense of Education in Post-Handover Hong Kongby Thomas Kwan-Choi Tse; Michael H. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since 1997 when Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region of the People?s Republic of China, a string of education reforms have been introduced to improve the quality of education and maintain Hong Kong?s economic competitiveness in the age of globalization. This book provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of major issues and challenges... more...

  • Empirische Bildungsforschungby Jürgen Baumert; Klaus-Jürgen Tillmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 35.85

    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...

  • Professionelle Wahrnehmung von Störungen im Unterrichtby Victoria L. Barth

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 35.85

    Die Autorin entwickelt eine videobasierte Fallanalyse mit offenem Antwortformat zur professionellen Wahrnehmung von Unterrichtsstörungen. Die Ergebnisse der Fallanalyse aus einer Studie mit 452 Lehramtsstudierenden können in der Lehrer(innen)bildung gezielt zur Förderung der Wahrnehmungskompetenz für Problemsituationen eingesetzt werden. Da eine professionelle... more...

  • Problem-based Learning into the Futureby Megan Kek; Henk Huijser

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 85.32

    In this book we respond to a higher education environment that is on the verge of profound changes by imagining an evolving and agile problem-based learning ecology for learning. The goal of doing so is to humanise university education by pursuing innovative approaches to student learning, teaching, curricula, assessment, and professional learning,... more...