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Testing & Measurement

  • 5 Steps to a 5 AP US History, 2015 Editionby Daniel Murphy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 18.95

    This easy-to-follow study guide includes a complete course review, full-length practice tests, and access to an AP Planner app! 5 Steps to a 5: AP U.S. History features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. This fully revised edition... more...

  • Higher Education Policy Convergence and the Bologna Processby Eva Maria Vögtle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    What are the principal drivers of recent higher education reforms? This study investigates whether the soft governance mechanism of transnational communication has evoked cross-national policy harmonization. Results suggest that the Bologna Process has triggered substantial policy harmonization beyond general policy convergence. more...

  • Learning and Education in Developing Countriesby Daniel A. Wagner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This comprehensive and up-to-date review of learning and educational quality in developing countries, written by 16 highly knowledgeable specialists from around the world, provides policymakers and researchers accessible perspectives with the Millennium Development Goals in mind. more...

  • Multi-campus University Systemsby Ishmael I. Munene

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    In the face of increasing social demand and cutbacks in state budgetary support, universities in African countries are now turning towards a multicampus system strategy. As African governments have adopted neoliberal education policies that place premium on entrepreneurialism, profit making, privatization, and markets as drivers of university development,... more...

  • Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teachingby Derek Gottlieb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top . These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from an administrative standpoint and the perspective... more...

  • Chinese students? Writing in Englishby Maria Leedham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in the UK in the early 2000s - this study explores Chinese... more...

  • 5 Steps to a 5 AP Chinese Language and Culture with MP3 Diskby JianMin Luo

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 30.00

    THE 5-STEP PLAN -- A PERFECT PLAN for the PERFECT SCORE STEP 1 Set up your study plan with three model schedules STEP 2 Determine your readiness with an AP-style diagnostic exam STEP 3 Develop the strategies that will give you the edge on test day STEP 4 Review the terms and concepts you need to score high STEP 5 Build... more...

  • Demythologizing Educational Reformsby Arthur T. Costigan; Leslee Grey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school?s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to reflect the values and worldviews of special interest... more...

  • How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinkingby Susan M. Brookhart

    ASCD 2014; US$ 23.95

    Assessment expert Susan M. Brookhart explains how teachers can design targeted questions and tasks that align with standards and assess students' higher-order thinking skills. more...

  • Indigenous Concepts of Educationby Berte van Wyk; Dolapo Adeniji-Neill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Featuring in-depth examinations of concepts of knowing, learning, and education from a range of cultures worldwide, this book offers a rich theory of indigenous concepts of education, their relation to Western concepts, and their potential for creating education that articulates the aspirations of communities and fosters humanity for all learners.... more...