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  1. The Ambiguity of Teaching to the Test

    Standards, Assessment, and Educational Reform

    Edited by William A. Firestone, Roberta Y. Schorr, Lora F. Monfils

    Testing is one of the most controversial of all state and federal educational policies. The effects of testing are quite ambiguous. The same test may lead to different consequences in different circumstances, and teachers may use very different strategies to prepare students for tests. Although...

    Published May 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Developing and Validating Multiple-choice Test Items

    3rd Edition

    By Thomas M. Haladyna

    This book is intended for anyone who is seriously interested in designing and validating multiple-choice test items that measure understanding and the application of knowledge and skills to complex situations, such as critical thinking and problem solving. The most comprehensive and authoritative...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Learning to Labor in New Times

    Edited by Nadine Dolby, Greg Dimitriadis

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Learning to Labor in New Times foregrounds nine essays which re-examine the work of noted sociologist Paul Willis, 25 years after the publication of his seminal Learning to Labor, one of the most frequently cited and assigned texts in the cultural studies and social foundations of education....

    Published April 12th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Making Minds Less Well Educated Than Our Own

    By Roger C. Schank

    In the author's words: "This book is an honest attempt to understand what it means to be educated in today's world." His argument is this: No matter how important science and technology seem to industry or government or indeed to the daily life of people, as a society we believe that those educated...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. Educating Drug-Exposed Children

    The Aftermath of the Crack-Baby Crisis

    By Janet Y. Thomas

    This is the first book to use teachers' experiences to understand how prenatal drug exposure affects children's' development , and how social construction of the problem influences perceptions within schools....

    Published March 16th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Consulting Pupils

    What's In It For Schools?

    By Julia Flutter, Jean Ruddock

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    Consulting Pupils considers the potential benefits and implications of talking to students about teaching and learning in school, exploring its impact at different levels. Key issues included are: * the importance of engaging young learners in a focused dialogue about learning* the role of pupil...

    Published March 4th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Education Studies

    A Student's Guide

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    Written specifically for students on Education Studies degree courses, yet also relevant for students on teacher training courses, Education Studies: A Student's Guide introduces a wide range of topics and issues, from knowledge and learning, and policy and schooling to the ways in which education...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Ideology and Curriculum

    3rd Edition

    By Michael W. Apple, Michael W. Apple

    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its publication, Michael W. Apple has thoroughly updated his influential text, and written a new preface. The new edition also includes an extended interview circa 2001, in which Apple relates the critical agenda outlined in Ideology and Curriculum to the more...

    Published February 19th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking the SAT

    The Future of Standardized Testing in University Admissions

    Edited by Rebecca Zwick

    Rethinking the SAT is a unique presentation of the latest thoughts and research findings of key individuals in the world of college admissions, including the president of the largest public university system in the U.S., as well as the presidents of the two companies that sponsor college admissions...

    Published January 27th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Education, Education, Education

    The Best Bits of Ted Wragg

    By E. C. Wragg

    When New Labour came into office in 1997, its commitment to 'education, education, education' captured the imagination of the public. This collection of humorous articles by Ted Wragg between 1998 to 2003 exposes the real state of education during this period, when educational policy was never far...

    Published January 22nd 2004 by Routledge