Cases on Assessment and Evaluation in Education, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466626224
  • ISBN-13: 9781466626225
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 378 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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With the demand to maintain a competitive advantage, the assessment and evaluation of education is vital in measuring the knowledge and skills of the students, community, and educational system as a whole by providing educators with the facts needed to enhance and improve the learning process. Cases on Assessment and Evaluation in Education presents a collection of case studies describing the methods used to assess an education course, what factors to assess, as well as which factors determine the success of these factors. This casebook aims to bring together different research perspectives on the questions surrounding the issues of educational assessment and evaluation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Assessment.
2: Alignment of Course Objectives and Assessment Items: A Case Study.
3: A Case Study: Closing the Assessment Loop with Program and Institutional Data.
4: A Framework for Examining Data and Taking Action to Increase Student Retention and Graduation.
5: Collaboration in Student Assessment Research: Beyond Data Collection and Reporting.
6: Development and Evaluation of a Generic Re-Purposable e-Learning Object on Data Analysis.
7: Artifacts of Expansive Learning in Designing a Web-Based Performance Assessment System: Institutional Effects of the Emergent Evaluative State of Educational Leadership Preparation in the United States.
8: Authentic Assessment Contribution to Competence Based Education: Questions and Challenges.
9: Heterogeneity Analysis in the University Context: A Proposal Based on Service Quality Perceptions.
10: A Case Study Analysis of the Use of Online vs. Proctored Final Exams in Online Classes.
11: Person-Centered Learning: An Investigation of Perceptions of Learners Utilizing the Person-Centered Model of Instruction.
12: A Framework to Analyze Teaching-Learning Objects (T-LO): A Case Study of a Didactic Module.
13: Enhancing Intelligence, English and Math Competencies in the Classroom via e@Leader Integrated Online Edutainment Gaming and Assessment.
14: Balanced Assessment of Flexible E-Learning vs. Face-to-Face Campus Delivery Courses at an Australian University.
15: Blended Assessment Methods in Online Educational Programs in Turkey: Issues and Strategies.
16: Meta-Analysis as a Tool for Assessing University-Wide Student Learning Outcomes.
17: Developing an Assessment Plan for the Arts and Sciences Division of a Comprehensive Community College.
18: Objective-Oriented Assessment in Desire2Learn for Quality Matters.
19: Web-Based Instructions: An Assessment of Preparedness of Conventional Universities in Saudi Arabia.
20: The Birth of a Survey: Developing an Assessment of Preservice Teachers' Diversity Awareness.
21: Evaluation.
22: A Study of the Relationship Between Freshman Composition and Student Performance in Intensive Writing Courses.
23: Addressing Online Student Learning Environments and Socialization through Developmental Research.
24: Learning Patterns of Learners' Interaction in Learning Management Systems: A Comparative Study of China and Malaysia.
25: Distance Education and ICT-Supported Learning in Lesotho: Issues and Evidence.
26: ‘De-Coupling Groups in Space and Time’: Evaluating New Forms of Social Dialogue for Learning.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.