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The Sage Handbook of Research on Classroom Assessment provides scholars, professors, graduate students, and other researchers and policy makers in the organizations, agencies, testing companies, and school districts with a comprehensive source of research on all aspects of K-12 classroom assessment. The handbook emphasizes theory, conceptual frameworks, and all varieties of research (quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods) to provide an in-depth understanding of the knowledge base in each area of classroom assessment and how to conduct inquiry in the area. It presents classroom assessment research to convey, in depth, the state of knowledge and understanding that is represented by the research, with particular emphasis on how classroom assessment practices affect student achievement and teacher behavior. Editor James H. McMillan and five Associate Editors bring the best ...

Classroom Assessment in Writing
Classroom assessment in writing
Judy M.Parr

Writing is not only a complex cognitive act but one that is socially, culturally, and contextually framed. Being a writer involves “navigating textually through our deeply layered semiotic, material and socio-cultural worlds” (Dressman, McCarthey, & Prior, 2011, p. 7). From this theoretical perspective, writing ...

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