Student Assessment and Testing

Student Assessment and Testing

by Wynne Harlen (Editor)

Hardcover(Four-Volume Set)

$1,030.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847870476
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/06/2008
Series: SAGE Library of Educational Thought & Practice Series
Edition description: Four-Volume Set
Pages: 1640
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 4.27(d)

About the Author

Professor Wynne Harlen is one of the key international figures in primary science. She was most recently head of the Scottish Council for Research in Education and is now retired.

Table of Contents

VOLUME I
PART ONE: ASSESSMENT ROLES AND PURPOSES
Assessment of - or in - the Zone of Proximal Development - L Allal and G P Ducrey
'Assessment and Classroom Learning' - P Black and D Wiliam
Interactive Learning Environments - A L Brown, J C Campione, L S Webber and K Mc Gilly
A New Look at Assessment and Instruction
Enhancing and Undermining Intrinsic Motivation: - R Butler
The Effects of Task-Involving and Ego-Involving Evaluation on Interest and Performance
'A Model of Formative Assessment in Science Education' - B Cowie and B Bell
Integrating Assessment, Learning and Instruction - F J R C Dochy, G Moerkerke and R Martens
Assessment of Domain-Specific and Domain-Transcending Prior Knowledge and Progress
A Systems Approach to Educational Testing - J R Frederiksen and A Collins
Socio-Cultural Aspects of Assessment - C Gipps
Teachers' Summative Practices and Assessment for Learning - Tensions and Synergies - W Harlen
Postmodernism in the Field of Achievement Testing - A Lewy
Educational Assessment - R L Linn
Expanded Expectations and Challenges
A National Testing System - G F Madaus
Manna from Above? An Historical/Technological Perspective
Knowing What Students Know - J W Pellegrino, N Chudowsky and R Glaser
The Science and Design of Educational Assessments
VOLUME II CONTINUES FROM PART ONE: ASSESSMENT ROLES AND PURPOSES
Formative Assessment and The Design of Instructional Systems - R Sadler
The Role of Assessment in a Learning Culture - L Shepard
Two Disciplines of Educational Assessment - R J Stiggins
Towards an Educational-Psychology of Assessment for Teaching and Learning - Theories, Contexts and Validation Arguments - C K Tittle
Meanings and Consequences - D Wiliam and P Black
A Basis for Distinguishing Formative and Summative Functions of Assessment?
PART TWO: METHODS AND TECHINICAL ISSUES IN ASSESSMENT
Computer-Based Assessment of Problem Solving - E L Baker and R E Mayer
Tracking the Development of Learning Dispositions - M Carr and G Claxton
Threats to the Valid use of Assessments - T J Crooks, M T Kane and A S Cohen
Alternative Assessment - C Gipps and G Stobart
Trusting Teachers' Judgment - W Harlen
Research Evidence of the Reliability and Validity of Teachers' Assessment Used for Summative Purposes
Large-Scale Portfolio Assessment in the US - D Koretz
Evidence Pertaining to the Quality of Measurement
Brains on the Table - D Leat and A Nichols
Diagnostic and Formative Assessment Through Observation
Complex, Performance-Based Assessment - R L Linn, E Baker and S Dunbar
Expectations and Validation Criteria
Validity - S Messick
Curriculum-Based Continuous Assessment - A J Nitko
A Framework for Concepts, Procedures and Policy
What's Wrong - and What's Right - With Rubrics - W J Popham
Assessing the Thinking Curriculum - L B Resnick and D P Resnick
New Tools for Educational Reform
VOLUME III CONTINUES FROM PART TWO: METHODS AND TECHNICAL ISSUES IN ASSESSMENT
Sampling Variability of Performance Assessments - R J Shavelson, G P Baxter and X Gao
Evaluating Test Validity - L Shepard
Teachers' Assessment of Students' Research Skills - K Stokking, M van der Schaaf, J Jaspers and G Erkens
From Principles to Practice - M Wilson and K Sloane
An Embedded Assessment System
Tests Worth Teaching to - S S Yeh
Constructing State-Mandated Tests That Emphasise Critical Thinking
PART THREE: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ASSESSMENT
Policy Perils and International Comparisons - J M Atkin and P J Black
The TIMSS Case
APU Science - The Past and the Future - P J Black
International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) - A Blum, H Goldstein and H F Guerin-Pace
An Analysis of International Comparisons of Adult Literacy
FIMS and SIMS - M Brown
The First Two IEA International Mathematics Surveys
Nationally Normed Elementary Achievement Testing in America's Public Schools - J Cannell
How all 50 States are Above the National Average
The Role of Public Examinations in Defining and Monitoring Standards - M J Cresswell
Development of TIMSS Performance Assessment Tasks - R A Garden
Standards and Criteria - G V Glass
International Comparisons of Students Attainment - H Goldstein
Some Issues Arising from the PISA Study
On the Use of Cut-Off Scores with Criterion-Referenced Tests in Instructional Settings - R K Hambleton
The Assessment of Scientific Literacy in the OECD/PISA Project - W Harlen
External (Public) Exams - T Kellaghan and G Madaus
IEA Studies and Educational Policy - P Kellaghan
Comparing State and District Test Results to National Norms - R L Linn, E Graue and N M Sanders
The Validity of Claims that "Everyone is Above Average "
VOLUME FOUR CONTINUES FROM PART THREE: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ASSESSMENT
Issues Relating to Curriculum, Policy and Gender Raised by National and International Surveys in Mathematics - I Robertson
Using Baselines Assessment Data to Make International Comparisons - P Tymms, C Merrell and P Jones
PART FOUR: ASSESSMENT POLICIES AND SYSTEMS
Symbolic Validation - P W Airasian
The Case of State-Mandated, High Stakes Testing
Performance Assessment and Equity - E L Baker and F O'Neil, Jnr
Dreams, Strategies and Systems - P J Black
Portraits of Assessment Past, Present and Future
Large-Scale Assessment Systems Design Principles Drawn from International Comparisons - P J Black and D Wiliam
Retrospective on Educational Testing and Assessment in the 20th Century - M M Clarke, G F Madaus, C L Horn and M A Ramos
The Impact of Classroom Evaluation Practices on Students - T J Crooks
Learning Careers or Assessment Careers?: The Impact of Assessment Systems on Learning - K Ecclestone and J Pryor
Accountability Testing and the Implications for Teacher Professionalism - C Gipps
Using Pupil Performance Data for Judging Schools and Teachers - H Goldstein
Scope and Limitations
Testing and Motivation for Learning - W Harlen and R Deakin Crick
Balancing Varied Assessment Functions to Attain Systemic Validity - D T Hickey, S J Zuiker, G Taasoobshirazi, N J Schafer and M A Michael
Three is the Magic Number
The Growth of High-Stakes Testing in the USA - D Hursh
Accountability, Markets and the Decline of Educational Equality
Assessment and Accountability - R L Linn
Two-Plus Decades of Educational Objectives - W J Popham
Performance Puzzles - L B Resnick
Fairness in Multicultural Assessment Systems - G Stobart
Are Standards Rising in English Primary Schools? - P Tymms
Teachers Developing Assessment for Learning - D Wiliam, C Lee, C Harrison and P Black
Impact on Student Achievement

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