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Author Tian, Huisheng, 1965- author

Title Academic achievement assessment : principles and methodology / Huisheng Tian, Zhichang Sun ; translated by National Institute of Education Science, China
Published Berlin, Germany : Springer, [2018]
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Contents Intro; Preface; Contents; Introduction to Academic Achievement Assessment; 1 Historical Development of Academic Achievement Assessment; 1 Early Stages of Academic Achievement Assessment; 1.1 Origination; 1.2 Maturities; 1.2.1 Focus on Education Quality; 1.2.2 Development of Theories and Techniques in Educational Evaluation; 1.2.3 Governmental Efforts to Ensure Education Quality; 2 Evolution of Academic Achievement Assessment; 2.1 Greater Scale of Development; 2.2 New Understandings of Education Quality; References; 2 Overview of Academic Achievement Assessment
1 Purpose of Academic Achievement Assessment1.1 Essence, Direct Goal, and Ultimate Goal of Academic Achievement Assessment; 1.1.1 Essence; Innate Trait-Raising Education Quality; Qualitative Prescription; 1.1.2 Direct Goal and Ultimate Goal; 1.2 Significance of Conducting Academic Achievement Assessment; 2 Content and Technical Considerations of Academic Achievement Assessment; 2.1 Concept Analysis of Academic Achievement; 2.2 Content of Academic Achievement Assessment; 2.3 Technical Review of Academic Achievement Assessment; 3 Organizer of Academic Achievement Assessment
3.1 Historical and Realistic Views of Assessment Organizers3.2 China's Organizer System; 4 Analysis and Application of Assessment Results; 4.1 Analysis of Assessment Results; 4.1.1 Data Analysis of Academic Achievement; 4.1.2 Data Analysis of Questionnaire Survey; 4.2 Application of Assessment Results; References; International Comparison of Academic Achievement Assessment; 3 Assessment Systems of International Organizations; 1 PISA System; 1.1 Introduction to PISA; 1.1.1 Overview; 1.1.2 Approach; 1.2 Organization and Implementation; 1.2.1 Organizational Structure; 1.2.2 Student Sampling
Sample SizeSampling Procedures; Sampling Design; Reflection on Sampling in China's Educational Research; 1.3 Test Design; 1.3.1 Scientific Literacy; Definition; Assessment Framework; Test Structure, Example Items, and Scoring Scheme; Item Types and Distribution; Example Items and Scoring Scheme; 1.3.2 Reading Literacy; Definition; Assessment Framework; The Five Processes; Situations; Test Structure, Example Items, and Scoring Scheme; Item Types and Distribution; Example Items and Scoring Scheme; 1.3.3 Mathematical Literacy; Definition; Assessment Framework; Content; Processes; Situations
Test Structure, Example Items, and Scoring SchemeItem Types and Distribution; Example Items and Scoring Scheme; 1.3.4 Things to Learn from PISA Test Design; Items Are Arranged in Units; Attitudinal Assessment Is Possible; Literacy Is the Goal of the Assessment; Test Items Are Contextualized; 1.4 PISA's Analytic and Reporting Framework; 1.4.1 Analytic Framework; 1.4.2 Reporting Framework; Data Analysis of the OECD Report; National Reports; Baseline Profile of Students' Knowledge and Skills; Analysis of Factors Affecting Student Performance
Summary This book consists of introduction to academic achievement assessment, international comparison of academic achievement assessment and reference, as well as theoretical system and practice strategy of academic achievement assessment. The study indicates that the development trends of foreign academic achievement assessment are: establishing a complete education quality monitoring system; paying more attention to the function and value of independent education quality monitoring institution and intermediary organization; the orientation based on the integrated development of students growing more apparent; marching from “evaluation of study” to “evaluation for study”; and placing educational equity in a prominent position. This book is easy to understand and readable for professionals like teachers, educational researchers and particularly those engaged in academic achievement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 13, 2018)
Subject Academic achievement -- Testing.
Item response theory.
Testing.
Form Electronic book
Author Sun, Zhichang, author
Zhongguo jiao yu ke xue yan jiu yuan, translator
ISBN 3662561980 (electronic bk.)
9783662561980 (electronic bk.)