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  • The New Politics of the Textbookby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    In an era when corporate and political leaders are using their power to control every aspect of the schooling process in North America, there has been surprisingly little research on the impact of textbook content on students. The contributors of this volume and its partner (The New Politics of the Textbook: Problematizing the Portrayal of Marginalized... more...

  • The New Politics of the Textbookby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    In an age of unprecedented corporate and political control over life inside of educational institutions, this book provides a needed intervention to investigate how the economic and political elite use traditional artifacts in K-16 schools to perpetuate their interests at the expense of minoritized social groups. The contributors provide a comprehensive... more...

  • Leading Student Assessmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book presents a new and refreshing look at student assessment from the perspective of leading educational theorists, researchers, and practitioners. The authors call for boundary-breaking assessment that reflects clear understandings of the purposes of assessment, a balance of assessment creativity and realism, the ability to detect solutions... more...

  • Schulsozialarbeit am Übergang Schule - Berufby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Schulsozialarbeit übernimmt häufig zentrale Aufgaben am Übergang Schule-Beruf. Zum Teil gehört die Berufsorientierung zu den expliziten Schwerpunkten ihrer Arbeit, zum Teil ist sie eine wichtige Schnittstelle am Übergang Schule-Beruf für Lehrkräfte, Eltern und Jugendliche. Der Übergang Schule-Beruf hat in den letzten Jahren eine hohe politische Aufmerksamkeit... more...

  • Digital Representations of Student Performance for Assessmentby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    It was the belief that assessment is the driving force of curriculum that motivated the authors of this monograph to embark on a program of research and development into the use of digital technologies to support more authentic forms of assessment. They perceived that in responding to the educational needs of children in the 21st Century, curriculum... more...

  • Praxisfelder der systemischen Beratungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die systemische Beratung und ihre Elemente sind ein vielschichtiges Thema und eröffnen in der Praxis in unzähligen Feldern die Möglichkeit der Anwendung ? dieses Buch stellt einige davon vor. Es richtet sich an die unterschiedlichsten Berufsgruppen und bringt deren ganz eigene Ansätze praxisbezogen und sehr klar auf einen gemeinsamen Nenner. Alle... more...

  • Looking Backby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 99.00

    In 2006, Paul W. Holland retired from Educational Testing Service (ETS) after a career spanning five decades. In 2008, ETS sponsored a conference, Looking Back , honoring his contributions to applied and theoretical psychometrics and statistics. Looking Back attracted a large audience that came to pay homage to Paul Holland and to hear presentations... more...

  • Self-directed Learning Oriented Assessments in the Asia-Pacificby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book presents a detailed exposition of self-directed learning-oriented assessment. Using a range of case studies, it offers an integrated view aligned with the constructivist learning paradigm, which advocates formative rather than summative assessment. more...

  • Statistical Models for Test Equating, Scaling, and Linkingby Alina A. A. von Davier

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 119.00

    This book emphasizes formal statistical features of the practice of equating and scaling, discusses the quality of the equating results from the statistical perspective as opposed to focusing on policy and implications, which represent a different side. more...

  • Applied Rasch Measurement: A Book of Exemplarsby Sivakumar Alagumalai; David D. Curtis; Njora Hungi

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 389.00

    This volume presents applications of the Rasch method to the real world measurement problems encountered by graduate students and other researchers. It includes an introductory section written by leaders and pioneers in the field in which the theory of the model is outlined succinctly. The major part of the book is devoted to research problems that... more...