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  1. Addressing Issues of Access and Fairness in Education through Dynamic Assessment

    Edited by Matthew E Poehner, Pauline Rea-Dickins

    Increased emphasis in many school systems on formal testing to mark student achievement and hold teachers accountable has begun to heighten concern among many educational policy makers, assessment specialists, and classroom teachers over questions of access and fairness, particularly for learners...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Contemporary Psychometrics

    Edited by Albert Maydeu-Olivares, John J. McArdle

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Contemporary Psychometrics features cutting edge chapters organized in four sections: test theory, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and multivariate analysis. The section on test theory includes topics such as multidimensional item response theory (IRT), the relationship between IRT...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Handbook of Automated Essay Evaluation

    Current Applications and New Directions

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill Burstein

    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary handbook reviews the latest methods and technologies used in automated essay evaluation (AEE) methods and technologies. Highlights include the latest in the evaluation of performance-based writing assessments and recent advances in the teaching of writing,...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Frontiers of Test Validity Theory

    Measurement, Causation, and Meaning

    By Keith A. Markus, Denny Borsboom

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book examines test validity in the behavioral, social, and educational sciences by exploring three fundamental problems: measurement, causation and meaning. Psychometric and philosophical perspectives receive attention along with unresolved issues. The authors explore how measurement is...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Developing and Validating Test Items

    By Thomas M. Haladyna, Michael C. Rodriguez

    Since test items are the building blocks of any test, learning how to develop and validate test items has always been critical to the teaching-learning process. As they grow in importance and use, testing programs increasingly supplement the use of selected-response (multiple-choice) items with...

    Published April 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Early Years Inequality

    Policy, assessment and young children's identities

    By Alice Bradbury

    Understanding Early Years Inequality uses critical sociological perspectives to examine the impact of changing assessment policy on primary school classrooms, with a particular focus on issues of inequality. Drawing on accounts of life in early years classrooms, Alice Bradbury suggests that a...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Assessing Critical Thinking in Elementary Schools

    Meeting the Common Core

    By Rebecca Stobaugh

    This practical, very effective resource helps elementary school teachers and curriculum leaders develop the skills to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Real examples of formative and...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Ordinal Measurement in the Behavioral Sciences

    By Norman Cliff, John A. Keats

    This book provides an alternative method for measuring individual differences in psychological, educational, and other behavioral sciences studies. It is based on the assumptions of ordinal statistics as explained in Norman Cliff's 1996 Ordinal Methods for Behavioral Data Analysis. It provides the...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Implementing Response-to-Intervention to Address the Needs of English-Language Learners

    Instructional Strategies and Assessment Tools for School Psychologists

    By Holly S. Hudspath-Niemi, Mary Lou Conroy

    Series: School-Based Practice in Action

    There is considerable concern surrounding the complex issue of how to meet the learning needs of English-language learners within general and special education programs. Implementing Response-to-Intervention to Address the Needs of English-Language Learners increases school psychologists’ knowledge...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Assessing Critical Thinking in Middle and High Schools

    Meeting the Common Core

    By Rebecca Stobaugh

    This practical, very effective resource helps middle and high school teachers and curriculum leaders develop the skills to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Real examples of formative...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge