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Grading Teachers, Grading Schools : Is Student Achievement a Valid Evaluation Measure? - Jason Millman

Grading Teachers, Grading Schools

Is Student Achievement a Valid Evaluation Measure?

By: Jason Millman (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1997
ISBN: 9780803964020
Number Of Pages: 304

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<P>In an extensive review of teacher and school evaluation, one is not likely to find an issue more divisive than the question of how best, in high-stakes contexts, to evaluate how well teachers and schools accomplish their task of educating students.</P><P>This book explores four contemporary approaches to evaluating the effectiveness of teachers and schools.</P>

Origins and Underpinnings
Beginnings and Introduction
The Oregon Work Sample Methodology
Oregon's Teacher Effectiveness Work Sample Methodology
Rationale and Background
Oregon's Teacher Effectiveness Work Sample as Used at Western Oregon State College
Oregon's Teacher Effectiveness Work Sample Methodology
Potential and Problems
Oregon's Teacher Effectiveness Work Sample Methodology
Educational Policy Review
Reflections on Comments by Professors Airasian and Stufflebeam
The Dallas Value-Added Accountability System
In the Beginning
The Dallas Value-Added Accountability System
Value-Added Productivity Indicators
The Dallas System
On Trial
The Dallas Value Added Accountability System
Little Practical Difference and Pie in the Sky
A Response to Thum and Bryk and a Rejoinder to Sykes
The Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System
The Impetus for Tennessee's Value-Added Assessment System
The Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System
A Quantitative Outcomes-Based Approach to Educational Assessment
TVAAS
A Challenge to Familiar Assessment Methods
Response to the Reviewers
The Kentucky Instructional Results Informations System
Historical Background
The Kentucky School Accountability Index
Ronald K Hambleton
Measurement Quality of the Kentucky Instructional Results Information System, 1991-1994
Overview and Assessment of the Kentucky Instructional Results Informations System
KIRIS Meets the Critics
A Little Light and Much Heat
Synthesis and Perspectives
How Do I Judge Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
Toward What End?
The Evaluation of Student Learning for the Improvement of Teaching
The Moth and the Flame
Student Learning as a Criterion of Instructional Competence
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ISBN: 9780803964020
ISBN-10: 0803964021
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st September 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.47  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.4