Evaluating Teacher Education Programs through Performance-Based Assessments, 1st Edition

  • Drew Polly
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  • ISBN-10: 1466699302
  • ISBN-13: 9781466699304
  • DDC: 371.14
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 436 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This title analyzes and discusses the theory and concepts behind teacher education program evaluation using assessment tools such as lesson plans, classroom artifacts, student work examples, and video recordings of lessons. It emphasizes critical real-world examples and empirically-based studies and is an ideal reference for university administrators, teacher educators, K-12 leaders, and graduate students in the field of education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
The Role of Faculty and Institutions in Implementing Performance-Based Assessments.
1: Redesigning Teacher Education in the Context of Multiple Reform Initiatives.
2: How to Thrive in the Changing Landscape of Teacher Education: Planning for Implementation of Performance-Based Assessments.
3: Data and Dialogue: Cultivating Transformative Change in Teacher Preparation Programs.
4: One University's Pathway to a Change in Practice.
5: Using edTPA Data to Improve Programs.
6: Creating Faculty Buy-In for edTPA and Other Performance-Based Assessments.
7: edTPA Local Evaluation: Engaging Our Partners, Improving Our Practice.
8: Examination of Content Validity for edTPA: Academic Language and Representation.
Supporting Teacher Education Candidates' Work with Performance-Based Assessments.
9: Preparing Elementary Education Teacher Candidates to Design Learning Segments: The Case of edTPA Task One.
10: edTPA Preparation: Building Support Structures for Teacher Candidates.
11: Portfolios2: TESL Candidates' Transformed Understandings of Portfolio Assessments with English Learners through Performance-Based Assessment.
12: Supporting Teacher Candidates Completing the edTPA.
13: Supporting Teacher Education Candidates through the edTPA Process.
14: Early and Often Creating and Implementing Performance-Based Field Instruments: For Students in Early Field Experiences.
15: Using a Literacy-Based Classroom Partnership to Prepare Teacher Candidates for the edTPA.
Programs and Initiatives Related to Performance-Based Assessments.
16: Assessing Experience: Performance-Based Assessment of Experiential Learning Activities.
17: Lesson Study as an Effective Performance-Based Measure of Teacher Effectiveness.
18: Collaborative Video-Based Action Research Studies to Assess Classroom Teaching Performances and Improve Educator Programs: A Model Research Approach.
19: Evaluation Results of Initial Training Teachers Programs in Mexico Based on the Performance of Their Students.
20: Process vs. Product: What Are Preservice Teachers Learning from ISL Projects?.
21: Performance-Based Assessment Evaluated by Croatian Preschool Teachers and Students: Implications for Study Program and Practice Modifications.
22: Teacher Effect Model for Impacting Student Achievement.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
The Role of Faculty and Institutions in Implementing Performance-Based Assessments.
1: Redesigning Teacher Education in the Context of Multiple Reform Initiatives.
2: How to Thrive in the Changing Landscape of Teacher Education: Planning for Implementation of Performance-Based Assessments.
3: Data and Dialogue: Cultivating Transformative Change in Teacher Preparation Programs.
4: One University's Pathway to a Change in Practice.
5: Using edTPA Data to Improve Programs.
6: Creating Faculty Buy-In for edTPA and Other Performance-Based Assessments.
7: edTPA Local Evaluation: Engaging Our Partners, Improving Our Practice.
8: Examination of Content Validity for edTPA: Academic Language and Representation.
Supporting Teacher Education Candidates' Work with Performance-Based Assessments.
9: Preparing Elementary Education Teacher Candidates to Design Learning Segments: The Case of edTPA Task One.
10: edTPA Preparation: Building Support Structures for Teacher Candidates.
11: Portfolios2: TESL Candidates' Transformed Understandings of Portfolio Assessments with English Learners through Performance-Based Assessment.
12: Supporting Teacher Candidates Completing the edTPA.
13: Supporting Teacher Education Candidates through the edTPA Process.
14: Early and Often Creating and Implementing Performance-Based Field Instruments: For Students in Early Field Experiences.
15: Using a Literacy-Based Classroom Partnership to Prepare Teacher Candidates for the edTPA.
Programs and Initiatives Related to Performance-Based Assessments.
16: Assessing Experience: Performance-Based Assessment of Experiential Learning Activities.
17: Lesson Study as an Effective Performance-Based Measure of Teacher Effectiveness.
18: Collaborative Video-Based Action Research Studies to Assess Classroom Teaching Performances and Improve Educator Programs: A Model Research Approach.
19: Evaluation Results of Initial Training Teachers Programs in Mexico Based on the Performance of Their Students.
20: Process vs. Product: What Are Preservice Teachers Learning from ISL Projects?.
21: Performance-Based Assessment Evaluated by Croatian Preschool Teachers and Students: Implications for Study Program and Practice Modifications.
22: Teacher Effect Model for Impacting Student Achievement.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.