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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 new and published books in the subject of Assessment — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Academic Governance

    Disciplines and Policy

    By Jenny Lewis

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from...

    Published October 31st 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. Balancing Dilemmas in Assessment and Learning in Contemporary Education

    Edited by Anton Havnes, Liz McDowell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book focuses on dilemmas inherent in the practice of assessment in the contemporary context. New forms of assessment are being introduced in all sectors of education and training, and the culture of assessment is shifting. The authors in this volume discuss the practice of assessment,...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Improving Large-Scale Assessment in Education

    Theory, Issues, and Practice

    Edited by Marielle Simon, Kadriye Ercikan, Michel Rousseau

    Large-scale assessments (LSAs) play a growing role in education policy decisions, accountability, and education planning worldwide. This book focuses on central issues that are key components of successful planning, development and implementation of LSAs. The book’s main distinction is its focus on...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Automatic Item Generation

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Mark J Gierl, Thomas M. Haladyna

    Automatic item generation (AIG) represents a relatively new and unique research area where specific cognitive and psychometric theories are applied to test construction practices for the purpose of producing test items using technology. The purpose of this book is to bring researchers and...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Assessment for Learning in Higher Education

    By Kay Sambell, Liz McDowell, Catherine Montgomery

    "an invaluable guide for practitioners, quality assurors, university managers and students themselves who wish to better understand the importance of assessment for learning, and it will further scholarship in the field significantly." -Professor Sally Brown Assessment for Learning in Higher...

    Published July 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Improving Teacher Education through Action Research

    Edited by Ming-Fai Hui, David L. Grossman

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    There has been a dearth of studies on teacher educators using action research to improve their own practice. This book is the first systematic study of a group of teachers examining and enhancing their own practice through the inquiry process of action research. This book presents a broad overview...

    Published November 13th 2011 by Routledge