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New and Published Books

  1. Large-scale Assessment Programs for All Students

    Validity, Technical Adequacy, and Implementation

    Edited by Gerald Tindal, Thomas M. Haladyna

    The need for a comprehensive volume that reviews both the processes and issues involved in developing, administering, and validating large-scale assessment programs has never been greater. These programs are used for many purposes, including instructional program evaluation, promotion,...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Race and Intelligence

    Separating Science From Myth

    Edited by Jefferson M. Fish

    In recent years, reported racial disparities in IQ scores have been the subject of raging debates in the behavioral and social sciences and education. What can be made of these test results in the context of current scientific knowledge about human evolution and cognition? Unfortunately, discussion...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Remaking the Concept of Aptitude

    Extending the Legacy of Richard E. Snow

    By Lyn Corno, Lee J. Cronbach

    The unique perspective of Richard E. Snow, in recent years one of the most distinguished educational psychologists, integrates psychology of individual differences, cognitive psychology, and motivational psychology. This capstone book pulls together the findings of his own 35 years of research on...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Elements of Dual Scaling

    An Introduction To Practical Data Analysis

    By Shizuhiko Nishisato

    Quantification methodology of categorical data is a popular topic in many branches of science. Most books, however, are either too advanced for those who need it, or too elementary to gain insight into its potential. This book fills the gap between these extremes, and provides specialists with an...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Test Theory for A New Generation of Tests

    Edited by Norman Frederiksen, Robert J. Mislevy

    The editors of this volume suggest that there are missing elements in the conceptualization upon which standard test theory is based. Those elements are models for just how people know what they know and do what they can do, and the ways in which they increase these capacities. Different models are...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Psychological Assessment of Abused and Traumatized Children

    By Francis D. Kelly

    The past decade has seen more and more clinicians involved in the assessment and treatment of abused and traumatized children. They have contributed to an impressively large body of literature on the impact of abuse and trauma at all ages, the focus of which has been the short and long-term...

    Published September 11th 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. Rethinking Value-Added Models in Education

    Critical Perspectives on Tests and Assessment-Based Accountability

    By Audrey Amrein-Beardsley

    Since passage of the of No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, academic researchers, econometricians, and statisticians have been exploring various analytical methods of documenting students‘ academic progress over time. Known as value-added models (VAMs), these methods are meant to measure the value a...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Test Fraud

    Statistical Detection and Methodology

    Edited by Neal Kingston, Amy Clark

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    There has been an increase in awareness (and perhaps occurrence) of individual and organized cheating on tests. Recent reports of widespread problems with state student accountability tests and teacher certification testing have raised questions about the very validity of assessment programs. While...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

    Edited by Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Rebecca Rochon

    This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge