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Forthcoming Assessment & Testing Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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’,...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Improving Testing For English Language Learners

    By Rebecca Kopriva

    More than any book to date, this one provides a comprehensive approach to designing, building, implementing and interpreting test results that validly measure the academic achievement of English language learners. It scaffolds the entire process of test development and implementation and discusses...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Visual Revelations

    Graphical Tales of Fate and Deception From Napoleon Bonaparte To Ross Perot

    By Howard Wainer

    To function in modern society complex data must be absorbed and understood at a breakneck pace. The most efficient way to do this is through data-based graphics. This book is an exploration and celebration of graphical methods of data presentation. Visual Revelations' principal purpose is to...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Constructing Measures

    An Item Response Modeling Approach

    By Mark Wilson

    Constructing Measures introduces a way to understand the advantages and disadvantages of measurement instruments, how to use such instruments, and how to apply these methods to develop new instruments or adapt old ones. The book is organized around the steps taken while constructing an instrument....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Item Response Theory Modeling

    Applications to Typical Performance Assessment

    Edited by Steven P. Reise, Dennis Revicki

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge