Educational Foundations

Assessment

  1. 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

  2. Teacher and Student Evaluation

    Moving Beyond the Failure of School Reform

    By Alyson Leah Lavigne, Thomas L. Good

    Following the recent major school reform of Race to the Top, schools, teachers, and students are increasingly evaluated through high-stakes achievement test scores. In six concise chapters, Teacher and Student Evaluation explores the historical rise and modern landscape of accountability in...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 August 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Assessing Learning in the Primary Classroom

    By Sandra Johnson

    Series: Understanding Primary Education Series

    Why is assessment so important in the teaching-learning process? How should we assess pupils in the primary classroom? Assessing Learning in the Primary Classroom is an accessible introduction to the concepts critical to a professional understanding of this vital aspect of a teacher’s role. It...

    Published November 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Beyond Testing (Classic Edition)

    Towards a theory of educational assessment

    By Caroline Gipps

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    ‘It is an exceptionally thoughtful assessment of assessment, and I am (along with anyone else who broods about education) much in your debt.’ Jerome Bruner, personal communication with the author When this award-winning book was originally published in 1994, a review in the TES said: ‘Beyond...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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