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CliffsNotes RICA : 2nd Edition - BOBROW JERRY AND ANDERSEN-PERACK BETH

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Get subject reviews by domain, analyses of question types, a vocabulary list, and two full-length practice tests. AUTHORS: JERRY BOBROW, Ph.D. was a national authority in the field of test preparation. His test-prep company, Bobrow Test Preparation Services, administered test preparation programs at over 25 California institutions. BETH ANDERSEN-PERAK, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Azusa Pacific University, has designed and written reading curriculum on both the K8211;12 and university levels.

Preface.

Introduction.

Format of the Written RICA Examination (Not Video Exam).

Questions Commonly Asked About the RICA.

Taking the RICA Written Examination: A Positive Systematic Approach.

PART I: ANALYSIS OF EXAM AREAS.

Introduction to the Multiple-Choice Questions.

Sample RICA Questions and Strategies.

Introduction to the Essay Questions.

The Focused Educational Problems and Instructional Tasks.

Understanding the Scoring.

How to Respond to the Essay Questions.

Extra Practice.

Practice Topic 1: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Practice Topic 2: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Practice Topic 3: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Practice Topic 4: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Practice Topic 5: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Practice Topic 6: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Introduction to the Case Study.

Based on Student Profile.

Understanding the Scoring.

How to Respond to a Case Study.

A Sample Case Study.

A Thorough Analysis of Case Study 1: Danny.

A Case Study for Practice.

RICA Practice Case Study Evaluation Form.

PART II: REVIEW OF EXAM AREAS.

RICA Content Specifications Review.

Reading Domains.

Questions to Focus Your Review.

Some Important Notes from the RICA Information Bulletin.

The RICA Domains—A Closer Look.

Glossary of Reading Terms, Concepts, and Assessments.

Terms and Concepts.

Review of Reading Terms, Concepts, and Assessments.

PART III: TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE TESTS.

Practice Test 1.

General Directions.

Directions for Section I: Multiple-Choice Questions.

Directions for Section II: Open-Ended Assignments.

Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1.

Section II: Open-Ended Questions.

Case Study Information.

Analyzing Your Test Results.

Open-Ended Questions (The Essays).

Domain 2/Assignment A: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Domain 3/Assignment B: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Domain 4/Assignment C: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Domain 5/Assignment D: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Case Study/Assignment E: RICA Practice Case Study Evaluation Form.

Essay Review.

Practice Test 2.

General Directions.

Directions for Section I: Multiple-Choice Questions.

Directions for Section II: Open-Ended Assignments.

Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 2.

Section II: Open-Ended Questions.

Case Study Information.

Analyzing Your Test Results.

Open-Ended Questions (The Essays).

Domain 2/Assignment A: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Domain 3/Assignment B: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Domain 4/Assignment C: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Domain 5/Assignment D: RICA Practice Essay Evaluation Form.

Case Study/Assignment E: RICA Practice Case Study Evaluation Form.

Essay Review.

PART IV: FINAL PREPARATION AND SOURCES.

The Final Touches.

Sources.

ISBN: 9780470587300
ISBN-10: 047058730X
Series: CliffsNotes (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 17th September 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.4 x 21.1  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised