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New and Published Books

  1. Teacher-Made Assessments

    How to Connect Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Learning, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher Gareis, Leslie W. Grant

    Assessment is not only a measure of student learning, but a means to student learning. This bestselling book guides you in constructing and using your own classroom assessments, including tests, quizzes, essays, and rubrics to improve student achievement. You will learn how to weave together...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in Assessing Historical Thinking

    Edited by Kadriye Ercikan, Peter Seixas

    New technologies have radically transformed our relationship to information in general and to little bits of information in particular. The assessment of history learning, which for a century has valued those little bits as the centerpiece of its practice, now faces not only an unprecedented glut...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Learning and Inclusion (Routledge Revivals)

    The Cleves School Experience

    By Priscilla Alderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Mainstream schools are consistently faced with numerous and often contradictory requirements, both to achieve high results and to be inclusive and incorporate children of every ability. This title, first published in 1999, describes how one renowned inclusive community school, Cleves School,...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Item Response Theory Modeling

    Applications to Typical Performance Assessment

    Edited by Steven P. Reise, Dennis A. Revicki

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Item response theory (IRT) has moved beyond the confines of educational measurement into assessment domains such as personality, psychopathology, and patient-reported outcomes. Classic and emerging IRT methods and applications that are revolutionizing psychological measurement, particularly for...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Designing Tasks in Secondary Education

    Enhancing subject understanding and student engagement

    Edited by Ian Thompson

    Engaging students in learning about their subject is a central concern for all teachers and teacher educators. How teachers view and use the pedagogic potential of different tasks to engage pupils with knowledge in different subjects, is central to this endeavour. Designing Tasks in Secondary...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Applied Measurement with jMetrik

    By J. Patrick Meyer

    jMetrik is a computer program for implementing classical and modern psychometric methods. It is designed to facilitate work in a production environment and to make advanced psychometric procedures accessible to every measurement practitioner. Applied Measurement with jMetrik reviews psychometric...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Future of Assessment

    Shaping Teaching and Learning

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    @text:This volume stems from the 2003 Educational Testing Service Invitational Conference that convened leading scholars and practitioners from education, psychology, economics, statistics and public policy to discuss the important topic of measurement and accountability. The chapters cover...

    Published May 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. High-Stakes Testing in Education

    Value, fairness and consequences

    Edited by Theo J.H.M Eggen, Gordon Stobart

    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’,...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Latent Variable Modeling Using R

    A Step-by-Step Guide

    By A. Alexander Beaujean

    This step-by-step guide is written for R and latent variable model (LVM) novices. Utilizing a path model approach and focusing on the lavaan package, this book is designed to help readers quickly understand LVMs and their analysis in R. The author reviews the reasoning behind the syntax selected...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The New Rules of Measurement

    What Every Psychologist and Educator Should Know

    Edited by Susan E. Embretson, Scott L. Hershberger

    In this volume prominent scholars from both psychology and education describe how these new rules of measurement work and how they differ from the old rules. Several contributors have been involved in the recent construction or revision of a major test, while others are well-known for their...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Psychology Press