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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 17.99

    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...

  • 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$ 119.00

    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...

  • Post-admission Language Assessment of University Studentsby John Read

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    English-medium universities around the world face real challenges in ensuring that incoming students have the language and literacy skills they need to cope with the demands of their degree programmes. One response has been a variety of institutional initiatives to assess students after admission, in order to identify those with significant needs and... more...

  • Understanding Test and Exam Results Statisticallyby Kaycheng Soh

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 94.00

    This book shares the goal of the classic text How to Lie with Statistics , namely, preventing and correcting statistical misconceptions that are common among practitioners, though its focus is on the educational context. It illustrates and discusses the essentials of educational statistics that will help educational practitioners to do this part... more...

  • Quest for World-Class Teacher Education?by Jun Li

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    Utilizing a case study method and a Multiperspectival Approach, this volume presents a pioneering, in-depth study about China?s teacher education policy since the 1990s. It critically investigates the rational, dynamic and complex implementation process taking place at the micro institutional level for the transformations of teacher education institutions.... more...

  • Rotten to the (Common) Coreby Joseph P. Farrell; Catherine Austin Fitts; Gary Lawrence

    Process 2016; US$ 18.99

    Here the hidden agenda behind Common Core standards and Federal government surveillance programs aimed at children are revealed. more...

  • Zielsicher im Sozialraumby Vincent Richardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    In diesem Buch dreht sich alles um Ziele von Erziehungshilfen, um ihre Erreichung und ihre Qualität und um die Frage, wie sich beides empirisch bestimmen lässt. Auf der Basis einer ausführlichen Darstellung des Fachkonzepts der Sozialraumorientierung wird die Bedeutung von Zielen und deren Potenzial für Evaluation beschrieben. Insbesondere sozialräumliche... more...

  • Student Evaluation in Higher Educationby Stephen Darwin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    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...

  • Effective Assessment in the Early Years Foundation Stageby Jan Dubiel

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 34.00

    This exciting new edition supports early years practitioners with step-by-step guidance and explanation of the role of assessment in the revised EYFS and now includes coverage of The Baseline Assessment.  more...