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Assessment in education

This guide is for those beginning research on assessment and evaluation in education, including high-stakes testing.

Background information

"Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains fulltext information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks."
Second edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB3051 .H31987 2016
Washington, DC [etc.] American Psychological Association [etc.]
Green Library » Stacks » BF431 .D55 V.6
"enables researchers to determine what types of noncommercial experimental test instruments are currently in use by providing ready access to information about recently developed or recently used experimental measurement scales." Lists tests from over 30 relevant professional journals.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2005.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference » LB15 .E473 2005 V.1
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, c2005.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » H62 .E53 2005
"The entries in this encyclopedia capture this sense of evaluation as a practice (methods, techniques, roles, people), as a profession (professional obligations, shared knowledge, ethical imperatives, events, places), and as a discipline (theories and models of evaluation, ontological and epistemological issues.)"
New York : Routledge, 2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2822.75 .H355 2010
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB3051 .H31988 2013
New York : Routledge, 2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2331.62 .H36 2012
"This handbook provides higher education administrators with both high-level and detailed views into contemporary theories and practices, supplemented with guidance on how to apply them for the benefit of students and institutions"
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB3051 .S23 2013
Los Angeles : SAGE, c2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2822.75 .S23 2009

New books

Schools Edition
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1062.6 .I72 2020
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB3051 .P57672 2018
Segunda edición, corregida y aumentada /
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA422 .H38 2017
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1072 .M385 2019


Hillsdale, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, c1988-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
"Because interaction between the domains of research and application is critical to the evaluation and improvement of new educational measurement practices, Applied Measurement in Education' prime objective is to improve communication between academicians and practitioners. To help bridge the gap between theory and practice, articles in this journal describe original research studies, innovative strategies for solving educational measurement problems, and integrative reviews of current approaches to contemporary measurement issues."
Abingdon, Oxon. : Carfax Publishing, 1994-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LB3050 .A873 V.15 2008
[St. Paul, Minn., West Pub. Co.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF39 .A7 V.31 2007
"Applied Psychological Measurement provides a complete picture of the measurement discipline. Its wide range of features keep you informed of all the latest developments that shape this evolving field of study."
[Durham, N.C., etc., Educational and psychological measurement, etc.]
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
Hillsdale, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, c1993-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB3051 .E264 V.24 2019
[Washington, American Educational Research Association]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LB2823 .E49 V.30:NO.2 2008
[East Lansing, Mich.] : National Council on Measurement in Education
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 370.5 .J832 V.52 2015
New York, NY : Grune & Stratton,
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LB1051 .J66 V.25 N.4 2007
New York : Plenum, 1985-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF39 .J6 V.30 2008
[New York, NY ] : Routledge, [2008]-
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Alexandria, VA : Association for Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, c1984-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 370.5 .M484 V.42:NO.1-3 2009
Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LB2823 .S14 V.34-35 2008-2009


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
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Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
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Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
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Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
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"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Psychology databases

[Bethesda, Md.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
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Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.
Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association,
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Provides full text access to articles from journals published by APA and allied organizations since 1988. Covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association
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Washington, DC : American Psychological Association.
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