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EDUC 7352 Assessing for Individual Growth : Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 7352 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Anfara, V. A., Jr. (2010). Data-driven decision making. Middle School Journal, 42(2), 56–63.

Brecklin, T. A. (2010). Data-driven decision-making: A case study of how a school district uses data to inform reading instruction. Dissertations (2009) e-Publications @ Marquette.

Bresciani, M. J. (2010). Data-driven planning: Using assessment in strategic planning. New Directions for Student Services, 2010(132), 39–50.

Bridgeman, B., Trapani, C., & Attali, Y. (2012). Comparison of human and machine scoring of essays: Differences by gender, ethnicity, and country. Applied Measurement in Education, 25(1), 27–40.

Caillier, J. (2010). Paying teachers according to student achievement: Questions regarding pay-for-performance models in public education. Clearing House, 83(2), 58–61.

Cissell, G. (2010).  Chalk Talks - Kentucky and Education Reform: The Issue of Pay-for-Performance. Journal of Law & Education, 39(1), 119–127.

Gratz, D. B. (2011). Performance pay path to improvement. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 47(4), 156–161.

June, A. W. (2010). Some papers are uploaded to Bangalore to be graded. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 56(30), A1-A10.

Krathwohl, D. R. (2002). A revision of Bloom's taxonomy: An overview. Theory Into Practice, 41(4), 212–218.

Pellegrino, J. W., & Chudowsky, N. (2003). The foundations of assessment. Measurement: Interdisciplinary research and perspectives, 1(2), 103–148.

Powers, K., & Mandal, A., (2011). Tier III assessments, data-based decision making, and interventions. Contemporary School Psychology, 15, 21–33.

Ramineni, C., & Williamson, D. M. (2013). Automated essay scoring: Psychometric guidelines and practices. Assessing Writing, 18(1), 25–39.

Rhodes, T. (2009). The VALUE project overview. Peer Review, 11(1), 4–7.

Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J., Higgins, D., & Zechner, K. (2010). Automated essay scoring: Writing assessment and instruction. In P. Peterson, E. Baker, and B. McGaw (Eds.), International encyclopedia of education (3rd ed.), 20–26. Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Zane, T. W. (2009). Performance assessment design principles gleaned from constructivist learning theory (Part 2). TechTrends, 53(3), 86–94.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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