Chapter 10: Measuring Learning


1. Context of Assessment, Evaluation and Research

2. Measuring What? The First Intelligence Tests

3. Testing for Inequalities

4. Select Response and Standardized Assessments

5. Supply Response Assessments

6. Interpreting Test Results

7. Changing the Objectives of Assessment in Standards Based Education

8. Alternative Concepts and Practices of Assessment

9. New Opportunities for Assessment in the Digital Age

10. Big Data Assessments

11. Designing Assessments for the Future

12. Prospects for Learning Analytics: A Case Study

13. Visualizing Progress

14. The Test is Dead Long Live Assessment!


Supporting Material

Testing Intelligence and Memory: The Modern Past

Gould on the Mismeasure of Man

Popham on the Types of Test

Davidson, A Short History of Standardised Tests

Garrison on the Origins of Standardised Testing

Koretz on What Educational Testing Tells Us

Measurement by Standards: More Recent Times

Darling-Hammond et al. on Authentic Assessment

Clay on Observation Surveys

McGuinn on the Origins of No Child Left Behind

Stevens on Rubrics

Schwandt on Defining Evaluation

In Defense of Quantitative Research

Stake, in Defense of Qualitative Research

Synergistic Feedback: Towards New Learning

Synergistic Feedback Case Studies

Another Brick in the Wall

Brown et al., Distributed Expertise in the Classroom

Lankshear and Knobel on Teacher Research

Greene on Mixed Methods

Kalantzis and Cope on Changing Society, New Learning

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