Student Assessment and Testing
Edited by Wynne Harlen
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Student Assessment and Testing by Wynne Harlen
Book DescriptionThis set brings together key articles providing theoretical discussion and reporting research in student assessment throughout the range, from pre-school to post-school education. The range of purposes, procedures, policies and properties of assessment are covered in the four volumes. The articles cover issues and practices of wide general application. The volumes provide an unparalleled resource for academic research and reference that will deepen understanding within the field."Volume 1: Assessment Roles and Purposes" - focuses on the role that assessment and testing can take in education. "Volume 2: Methods and Technical Issues in Assessment" - brings together studies of different ways of conducting assessment going beyond testing, and some that are designed to assess a range of competencies such as problem-solving, learning dispositions and critical thinking. "Volume 3: National and International Assessment" - includes articles on the methods, design and use of findings of national surveys, such as NAEP and the APU, and international surveys of the IEA and OECD. "Volume 4: Assessment Policies and Systems" - considers how assessment and testing for a particular purpose impacts on students, teachers and on other parts of an assessment system.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847870476
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Wynne Harlen
Developing Teacher Assessment, Paperback (January 2010)
This book argues that the role of teacher assessment needs to be put firmly at the forefront of the educational agenda and that assessment by teachers needs to be developed in a widespread, high quality and sustainable fashion.
Assessment of Learning, Paperback (October 2007)
Takes a critical look at how students' achievements are assessed for a range of purposes, from reporting progress to selection and qualification. This work considers the relationship between what is taught, and how, and what and how learning outcomes are assessed.
Teaching, Learning and Assessing Science 5-12, Paperback (November 2005)» View all books by Wynne Harlen
Provides a theoretical framework for teaching science that is firmly grounded in classroom practice, and covers various stages of education for students aged 5 to 12. The author details a constructivist view of learning, and gives advice on how teachers can help children change their perception to a more scientific view.
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Author Biography - Wynne Harlen
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.
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