SAGE Handbook of Research on Classroom Assessment

Editor: McMillan, James H.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $231.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $346.50
ISBN: 978-1-4129-9587-0
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 23
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The handbook emphasizes theory, conceptual frameworks, and all varieties of research (quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods) to provide an in-depth understanding of the knowledge base in each area of classroom assessment and how to conduct inquiry in the area.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Important Contexts for Research on Classroom Assessment
  • 1. Why We Need Research on Classroom Assessment
  • 2. Classroom Assessment in the Context of Learning Theory and Research
  • 3. Classroom Assessment in the Context of Motivation Theory and Research
  • 4. Classroom Assessment in the Context of High-Stakes Testing
  • 5. Research on Teacher Competency in Classroom Assessment
  • Technical Quality of Classroom Assessments
  • 6. Validity in Classroom Assessment: Purposes, Properties, and Principles
  • 7. Reliability in Classroom Assessment
  • 8. Fairness in Classroom Assessment
  • 9. Measuring Classroom Assessment Practices
  • Formative Assessment
  • 10. Formative and Summative Aspects of Assessment: Theoretical and Research Foundations in the Context of Pedagogy
  • 11. Gathering Evidence of Student Understanding
  • 12. Feedback and Instructional Correctives
  • 13. Examining Formative Feedback in the Classroom Context: New Research Perspectives
  • Summative Assessment
  • 14. Research on Classroom Summative Assessment
  • 15. Grading
  • Methods of Classroom Assessment
  • 16. Constructed-Response Approaches for Classroom Assessment
  • 17. Writing Selected-Response Items for Classroom Assessment
  • 18. Performance Assessment
  • 19. Portfolios and E-Portfolios:Student Reflection, Self-Assessment, and Goal Setting in the Learning Process
  • 20. Understanding and Assessing the Social–Emotional Attributes of Classrooms
  • 21. Student Self-Assessment
  • 22. Peers as a Source of Formative and Summative Assessment
  • Differentiated Classroom Assessment
  • 23. Differentiation and Classroom Assessment
  • 24. Classroom Assessment in Special Education
  • 25. Classroom Assessment in Mathematics
  • 26. Research on Assessment in the Social Studies Classroom
  • 27. Assessment in the Science Classroom: Priorities, Practices, and Prospects
  • 28. Classroom Assessment in Writing
  • About the Authors