Testing Student Learning, Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness
by W. M. Evers, H. J. Walberg
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2004
Number of pages: 337
This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness -- and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools.
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by Michael Orey - The Global Text Project
A discussion of ideas described as learning or instructional theories. Examples include Information Processing, Constructivism of Piaget, and Social Constructivism of Vygotsky. The latter part describes as a collection of instructional strategies ...
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Affordable education. Transparent science. Accessible scholarship. These ideas are slowly becoming a reality thanks to the open education, open science, and open access movements. This book shares the stories from global leaders in the open movement.
by Lauren B. Resnick - National Academies Press
The topics covered are the nature of thinking and learning, the possibilities of teaching general reasoning, the attempts to improve intelligence, thinking skills in academic disciplines, cultivating the disposition toward higher order thinking, etc.
Useful guide for both students and teachers to the problem of how to impart learning. Theories: behavioralist, constructivist, post-modern, adult learning; Organizational learning: contributions by discipline, triggers, influencing factors, etc.