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Jump to: Intervention and Assessment of Additional Needs | Implications of Assessment: Social, Cultural, Gender, and Health | Developing Assessments – Differing Approaches and Methods | Assessment as a Means to Understanding Learning | Assessment and Policy

Assessment as Performance IndicatorAssessment as Performance Indicator

Assessment Update
Expectations for Assessment Reports: A Descriptive Analysis
Keston H. Fulcher, Matthew Swain, Chris D. Orem

Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education
Academic Performance of Business Students in Quantitative Courses: A Study in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the UAE University
Darwish Abdulrahman Yousef

Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education
Walking the Talk: Continuous Improvement of a Quality Management Field Exercise
Steven Coy, Jeffery Adams

Journal of Philosophy of Education
Examples as Method? My Attempts to Understand Assessment and Fairness (in the Spirit of the Later Wittgenstein)
Andrew Davis

Journal of Research in Science Teaching
Special Issue: Assessment in Science Education

Log jammed by standard assessment tests: how feedback can help writers
Winifred Burke

Planning and Assessment in Higher Education: Demonstrating Institutional Effectiveness
Michael F. Middaugh

Chapter 1: The National Context for Assessment

Driven by Data: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction
Paul Bambrick-Santoyo

Chapter 1: Assessment – Where’s the Bar for Learning?

Using Quality Benchmarks for Assessing and Developing Undergraduate Programs
Dana S. Dunn, Maureen A. McCarthy, Suzanne C. Baker, Jane S. Halonen

Chapter 1: The Need for Quality Benchmarks in Undergraduate Programs


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Developing Assessments – Differing Approaches and Methods

Developing Assessments – Differing Approaches and Methods

Accounting Perspectives
The Development of a Conceptual Framework for the Design, Delivery, and Assessment of a Typical Management Accounting Syllabus
Philippus L. Wessels, Shelley-Anne Roos

British Journal of Educational Psychology
General knowledge monitoring as a predictor of in-class exam performance
Marissa K. Hartwig, Chris A. Was, Randy M. Isaacson, John Dunlosky

British Journal of Educational Technology
The role of virtual learning environments in a primary school context: An analysis of inscription of assessment practices
Monica Johannesen

British Journal of Educational Technology
Enhancing the quality of peer review by reducing student “free riding”: Peer assessment with positive interdependence
Gloria Yi-Ming Kao

Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education
Why Is Performance on Multiple-Choice Tests and Constructed-Response Tests Not More Closely Related? Theory and an Empirical Test
William L. Kuechler, Mark G. Simkin

New Directions for Institutional Research
Typological Research on College Students for Better Outcomes
Shouping Hu, Shaoqing Li

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
Using Art to Assess Reading Comprehension and Critical Thinking in Adolescents
Tara Shoemaker Holdren

International Journal of Art & Design Education
‘Being an artist you kind of, I mean, you get used to excellence’: Identity, Values and Fine Art Assessment Practices
Susan Orr

Journal of Computer Assisted Learning
On the design of online synchronous assessments in a synchronous cyber classroom
K.-J. Chao, I.-C. Hung, N.-S. Chen

Journal of Research in Reading
Self-assessment methods in writing instruction: a conceptual framework, successful practices and essential strategies
Kristen Nielsen

Journal of Research in Reading
Measuring college students’ reading comprehension ability using cloze tests
Rihana Shiri Williams, Omer Ari, Carmen Nicole Santamaria

The Journal of Creative Behavior
Is Originality in the Eye of the Beholder? Comparison of Scoring Techniques in the Assessment of Divergent Thinking
Jonathan A. Plucker, Meihua Qian, Shujuan Wang

Reading Research Quarterly
Oral Reading Fluency Assessment: Issues of Construct, Criterion, and Consequential Validity
Sheila W.Valencia, Antony T. Smith, Anne M. Reece, Min Li, Karen K. Wixson and Heather Newman

Reading Research Quarterly
Aligning Theory and Assessment of Reading Fluency: Automaticity, Prosody, and Definitions of Fluency
Melanie R. Kuhn, Paula J. Schwanenflugel, and Elizabeth B. Meisinger

School Science and Mathematics
Mathematics Teachers’ Instructional Practices in an Era of High-Stakes Testing
Kenneth E. Vogler, Megan Burton

Support for Learning
Learning together: collaboration to develop curriculum assessment that promotes belonging
Missy Morton, Trish McMenamin

The Reading Teacher
Formative Assessment: Simply, No Additives
Kathleen Roskos and Susan B. Neuman

Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education, 2nd Edition
Barbara E. Walvoord

Chapter 1: For Everyone – The Basics of Assessment

Designing Effective Assessment: Principles and Profiles of Good Practice
Trudy W. Banta, Elizabeth A. Jones, Karen E. Black

Chapter 1: Planning Effective Assessment

A Teacher’s Guide to Classroom Assessment: Understanding and Using Assessment to Improve Student Learning
Susan M. Butler, Nancy D. McMunn

Chapter 1: Understanding the Varieties of Assessment

Promoting Integrated and Transformative Assessment : A Deeper Focus on Student Learning
Catherine M. Wehlburg

Chapter 1: What Is Tranformative Assessment?

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Intervention and Assessment of Additional NeedsIntervention and Assessment of Additional Needs

British Journal of Special Education
The development of reading skills in young partially sighted readers
Michael Tobin, Eileen W. Hill

Child Development
Relation Between Language Experiences in Preschool Classrooms and Children’s Kindergarten and Fourth-Grade Language and Reading Abilities
David K. Dickinson, Michelle V. Porche

The Career Development Quarterly
Improving Prediction of Significant Career-Related Constructs for High School Students with Learning Disabilities
Abiola O. Dipeolu, Stephanie Hargrave, Jessica L. Sniatecki and Joseph Donaldson

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
Lexile Reading Growth as a Function of Starting Level in At-Risk Middle School Students
Laura E. Archer

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
“I’m Not Stupid”: How Assessment Drives (In)Appropriate Reading Instruction
Danielle V. Dennis

Psychology in the Schools
Special Issue: Preschool assessment and intervention

The Reading Teacher
Response to Intervention and the Changing Roles of Schoolwide Personnel
Rita Bean and Jennifer Lillenstein

The Reading Teacher
Relations Between the CCSS and RTI in Literacy and Language
Karen K. Wixson and Marjorie Y. Lipson

The P Scales: Assessing the progeess of Children with Special Educational Needs
Francis Ndaji & Peter Tymms

Chapter 3: A Description of the P scales and Their Use in Assessments

Assessing Neuromotor Readiness for Learning
Sally Goddard Blythe

Chapter 1: Introduction

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Assessment as a Means to Understanding LearningAssessment as a Means to Understanding Learning

Language Learning
First and Second Language Speech Perception: Graded Learning
Núria Sebastián-Gallés, Begoña Díaz

The Modern Language Journal
Assessment Issues in Languages for Specific Purposes
Barry O’Sullivan

Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs
Dyslexia assessment in Arabic
Gad Elbeheri,John Everatt, Gavin Reid, Haya al Mannai

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
Do Teachers Matter?  Measuring the Variation in Teacher Effectiveness in England
Helen Slater, Neil M. Davies and Simon Burgess

Reading Research Quarterly
Reading Leveled Books in Assessment-Saturated Classrooms: A Close Examination of Unmarked Processes of Assessment
Stavroula Kontovourki

Science Education
Navigating the Language Demands of an Inquiry-Based Science Performance Assessment: Classroom Challenges and Opportunities for English Learners
Edward G. Lyon, George C. Bunch, Jerome M. Shaw

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Implications of Assessment: Social, Cultural, Gender, and HealthImplications of Assessment: Social, Cultural, Gender, and Health  

Anthropology & Education Quarterly
Tracking Identity: Academic Performance and Ethnic Identity among Ecuadorian Immigrant Teenagers in Madrid
Jennifer Lucko

Curriculum Inquiry
“I Like to Read, but I Know I’m Not Good at It”: Children’s Perspectives on High-Stakes Testing in a High-Poverty School
Elizabeth Dutro, Mackenzie Selland

The Joint Effects of Risk Status, Gender, Early Literacy and Cognitive Skills on the Presence of Dyslexia Among a Group of High-Risk Chinese Children
Simpson W. L. Wong et al.

Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice
The Media and Educational Testing: In Pursuit of the Truth or in Pursuit of a Good Story?
Wayne J. Camara, Emily J. Shaw

International Journal of Art & Design Education
De-Schooling Art and Design: Illich Redux
Tom Hardy

Journal of Educational Measurement
The Effect of High School Socioeconomic Status on the Predictive Validity of SAT Scores and High School Grade-Point Average
Rebecca Zwick, Igor Himelfarb

Journal of Educational Measurement
Does the School Performance Variable Used in the International Health Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC) Study Reflect Students’ School Grades?
Rosemarie Felder-Puig, DSc, MSc, Robert Griebler, MA, Oddrun Samdal, PhD, Matthew A. King, BA, John Freeman, PhD, Wolfgang Duer MA, PhD

Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs
Assessment in early childhood education: threats and challenges to effective assessment of immigrant children
Esther Ntuli, Arnold Nyarambi, Moussa Traore

TESOL Journal
High-Stakes Testing and English Language Learners: Using Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Literacy Practices in the High School English Classroom
Vicky Giouroukakis, Andrea Honigsfeld

TESOL Quarterly
Do Language Proficiency Test Scores Differ by Gender?
Cindy L. James

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Assessment and PolicyAssessment and Policy

European Journal of Education
Assessing Key Competences across the Curriculum — and Europe
David Pepper

Foreign Language Annals
Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Defining the Constructs and Researching Learner Outcomes
Francis J. Troyan

Higher Education Quarterly
Special Issue: Research on Tertiary Assessment Policy and Practices

Literacy in the Early Years in New Zealand: policies, politics and pressing reasons for change
Claire McLachlan, Alison Arrow

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Science education and test-based accountability: Reviewing their relationship and exploring implications for future policy
Kevin J. B. Anderson

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