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Testing & Measurement

  • Quiet Riotby Diane Hoffman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 21.99

    Quiet Riot offers an anthropological critique of teaching and learning in two U.S. high schools over a twenty-seven year period. Based on the author's experiences shadowing two average students in 1983 and 2009, it presents detailed observations that powerfully capture the reality of student experiences in school. more...

  • Jesus and the Streetsby Paul C. Mocombe; Carol Tomlin; Victoria Showunmi

    UPA 2015; US$ 26.99

    Against John Ogbu?s oppositional culture theory and Claude Steele?s disidentification hypothesis, this book offers a more appropriate structural Marxian hermeneutical framework for contextualizing, conceptualizing, and evaluating the locus of causality for the black male/female intra-racial gender academic achievement gap in the United States of... more...

  • The Testing and Learning Revolutionby Edmund W. Gordon; Kavitha Rajagopalan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 32.00

    Gordon shows how we can use assessment to support teaching and develop students' competencies. Between 2011 and 2013, Gordon chaired an interdisciplinary commission of scholars and thinkers, who connected transformative research and ideas on learning, teaching, measurement, the nature of tests, intelligence, capability, technology, and policy. more...

  • A Jungle Named Academiaby Yukiko Inoue-Smith; Susan S. Klein; Mary L. Spencer

    Hamilton Books 2015; US$ 29.99

    Years of studying and teaching in different academic settings have provided Inoue-Smith with many experiences and observations that led her to think about the components of professor?s daily lives. This book focuses on how reflection and self-understanding helps scholars to excel in their teaching and their careers. more...

  • Handbook of Test Developmentby Suzanne Lane; Mark R. Raymond; Thomas M. Haladyna

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 119.95

    The second edition of the Handbook of Test Development provides graduate students and professionals with an up-to-date, research-oriented guide to the latest developments in the field. Including thirty-two chapters by well-known scholars and practitioners, it is divided into five sections, covering the foundations of test development, content definition,... more...

  • Parenting, Education, and Social Mobility in Rural Chinaby Peggy A. Kong

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Like many countries around the world, China has been implementing policies aimed at improving parent-school relationships. However, unlike many developed countries, the historical context of family-school relationships has been limited and parents typically do not participate in the school context. Until now, there has been little research conducted... more...

  • Bringing Out the Best in Studentsby David Scheidecker; William Freeman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    You?re already a good teacher. But you want morefor them and for yourself. You want to be the teacher your students remember, the one who makes real, positive differences in their lives. You want to become a legendary teacher. This book outlines the characteristics of legendary teachers. It shows you how to recognize and acknowledge those traits in... more...

  • Teaching Students to Self-Assessby Starr Sackstein

    ASCD 2015; US$ 6.99

    Discover practical teaching tips, innovative ideas, and reflections from real students that show how self-assessment and reflection help students grow into mindful, receptive learners. more...

  • Crossing Boundaries and Weaving Intercultural Work, Life, and Scholarship in Globalizing Universitiesby Adam Komisarof; Zhu Hua

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book generates a fresh, complex view of the process of globalization by examining how work, scholarship, and life inform each other among intercultural scholars as they navigate their interpersonal relationships and cross boundaries physically and metaphorically. Divided into three parts, the book examines: (1) the socio-psychological process... more...

  • High-Stakes Testing in Educationby Theo J.H.M Eggen; Gordon Stobart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    High-stakes educational testing is a global phenomenon which is increasing in both scale and importance. Assessments are high-stakes when there are serious consequences for one or more stakeholders. Historically, tests have largely been used for selection or for providing a ?licence to practise?, making them high-stakes for the test takers. Testing... more...