By Charles Secolsky, D. Brian Denison

ISBN-10: 0415880750

ISBN-13: 9780415880756

Increased calls for for faculties and universities to interact in results overview for responsibility reasons have speeded up the necessity to bridge the space among greater schooling perform and the fields of size, review, and review. The Handbook on dimension, review, and evaluate in better Education offers greater schooling directors, scholar affairs team of workers, institutional researchers who generate and learn info, and school with an built-in instruction manual of idea, procedure, and alertness. This invaluable source brings jointly utilized terminology, analytical views, and methodological advances from the fields of size, overview, and evaluate to facilitate trained decision-making in greater schooling.

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  • Contributing Authors are world-renowned students around the fields of size, overview, and review, together with: Robert E. Stake, Trudy W. Banta, Michael J. Kolen, Noreen M. Webb, Kurt Geisinger, Robert J. Mislevy, Ronald ok. Hambleton, Rebecca Zwick, John Creswell, and Margaret D. LeCompte.
  • Depth of insurance comprises school room review and scholar results; overview concepts for responsibility and accreditation; try out conception, merchandise reaction idea, validity and reliability; qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods review; context and ethics of assessment.
  • Questions and routines stick to every one part to augment the dear suggestions and insights awarded within the previous chapters.

Bridging the space among perform in larger schooling with advances in dimension, review, and assessment, this ebook permits academic decision-makers to interact in additional sound specialist judgment. This guide presents greater schooling directors with either high-level and certain perspectives into modern theories and practices, supplemented with information on tips on how to practice them for the advantage of scholars and institutions.

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Generalizing from educational research: Beyond qualitative and quantitative polarization (pp. 67–100). London, UK: Taylor & Francis. Stake, R. E. (2004). Standards-based and responsive evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Stake, R. E. (2010). Qualitative research: Studying how things work. New York, NY: Guilford Press. Acknowledgements This is the first edition of the Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education. The contract was sealed with Routledge Press in December of 2009.

Hendrickson 13 Reliability Bruce Thompson and Tammi Vacha-Haase 14 The Validation of Tests in Higher Education Kurt Geisinger, Leslie H. Shaw, and Carina McCormick 15 Statistical Modeling in Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation for Higher Education Steven J. Osterlind and Ze Wang 16 Issues in the Analysis of Change D. Betsy McCoach, Karen E. Rambo, and Megan Welsh Questions and Exercises for Section 2 SECTION 3 Test Construction and Development Louise Yarnall 17 Building Content and Statistical Test Specifications Tawnya Knupp and Deborah J.

As can be seen from the chapter titles in the Table of Contents, assessment plays a major role in decision making with respect to improving learning or improving a program. In particular, formative assessment has gained in popularity over the last few years. ” The assessment chapters within this handbook address issues from both the outcomes assessment perspective and the testing and measurement perspective. Evaluation is another fundamental tool in decision making. What, then, differentiates it from assessment?

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