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  • Problem-based Learning into the Futureby Megan Yih Chyn A. Kek; Henk Huijser

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    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...

  • Statistics in Plain English, Fourth Editionby Timothy C. Urdan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    This introductory textbook provides an inexpensive, brief overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and describing distributions to more advanced concepts such... more...

  • Designing and Using Performance Tasksby Tracey K. (Kathleen) Shiel

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 29.71

    Stretch student thinking with performance-based tasks. With the continual increase of high-stakes assessments also comes the surge of professional development on designing performance-based tasks. Providing step-by-step insights, this book shows you how to incorporate performance tasks as a tool to teach, monitor, and extend student learning.... more...

  • Introduction to the New Statisticsby Geoff Cumming; Robert Calin-Jageman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 84.95

    This is the first introductory statistics text to use an estimation approach from the start to help readers understand effect sizes, confidence intervals (CIs), and meta-analysis (?the new statistics?). It is also the first text to explain the new and exciting Open Science practices, which encourage replication and enhance the trustworthiness of research.... more...

  • Cognitive Abilities and Educational Outcomesby Monica Rosén; Kajsa Yang Hansen; Ulrika Wolff

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.75

    This book addresses problems and challenges that face educational measurement at a time when multipurpose usage of observational data from educational assessments, tests and international surveys has become a growing global trend. While the construction of educational measures and use of educational data offer many opportunities, they also require... more...

  • Growth Modelingby Kevin J. Grimm; Nilam Ram; Ryne Estabrook

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 75.00

    Growth models are among the core methods for analyzing how and when people change. Discussing both structural equation and multilevel modeling approaches, this book leads readers step by step through applying each model to longitudinal data to answer particular research questions. It demonstrates cutting-edge ways to describe linear and nonlinear... more...

  • Early Childhood Assessment in School and Clinical Child Psychologyby Adrienne Garro

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 119.75

    This book presents an integrated and coordinated framework for assessing developmental, psychological, and behavioral disorders in early childhood. Expert contributors advocate for natural-environment methods in addition to standardized measures in assessing academic and social skills as well as age-specific behavior problems in young children. Chapters... more...

  • Mentoring beim Übergang vom Studium in den Berufby Stephan Pflaum

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 36.59

    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...

  • What Matters in a Research to Practice Cycle?by Christine Grima-Farrell

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book introduces a comprehensive RTP Model that reframes research to practice knowledge and inclusive education philosophy to promote the sustained use of research to promote and enhance meaningful education for all students. more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    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...