Monitoring Student Achievement in the 21st Century

European Policy Perspectives and Assessment Strategies

Editors: Harju-Luukkainen, Heidi, McElvany, Nele, Stang, Justine (Eds.)

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  • Gives a broad cross-national perspective on educational assessment in Europe
  • Shows the complexity as well as the connections in assessment policy, practice and strategies
  • Offers a broad perspective on educational assessment as well as a closer look in 21 country specific chapters
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This book draws together leading student assessment academics from across Europe exploring student monitoring policies and practices in a range of countries across 22 chapters.

The chapters in the first part offer a broad overview on student assessment covering history and current status, aims and approaches as well as methodological challenges of international student assessment. The second part presents country specific chapters provide an in depth look examining country specific policy and practices and findings of national and/or international assessments. Findings are critically discussed and recommendations are made for further development of each country's assessment context. 
The book shows similarities and differences within the educational assessment landscape as well as complexity and similarities in assessment policy documents and strategies, Given the globalized world we live in today, this book fills a need in the higher educational context and is intended for for policy makers in different countries as well. 
 

About the authors

Heidi Harju-Luukkainen is Professor of Education at Nord university, Norway. She holds a Ph.D. in education, special education teacher qualification and a qualification in leadership and management from Finland. She has published more than 100 international books, journal articles and reports as well as worked in more than 25 projects globally. She has developed education programs for universities, been a PI of PISA sub-assessments in Finland and functioned as board professional.

Nele McElvany is a professor and the executive director of the Center for Research on Education and School Development (IFS) at TU Dortmund University and has been a member of its board of directors since 2010. She heads the working group “Empirical Educational Research with a Focus on Teaching and Learning K-12”. Her research is on designing in-depth, cross-sectional and longitudinal studies using questionnaires, tests, video-based observations and experimental designs with large-scale data analyses. Her work on individual, social and institutional conditions of educational processes and outcomes is nationally and internationally presented in conferences and publications.

Justine Stang is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Research on Education and School Development (IFS) at TU Dortmund University. She earned her PhD in Psychology in 2017. Her recent work focuses on social and educational psychology research themes like stereotype threat, instructional quality or teacher judgement accuracy. Her research is on cross-sectional and longitudinal studies using questionnaires, tests and experimental designs with large-scale data analyses. Her work is nationally and internationally presented in conferences and publications.


Table of contents (23 chapters)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Monitoring Student Achievement in the 21st Century
Book Subtitle
European Policy Perspectives and Assessment Strategies
Editors
  • Heidi Harju-Luukkainen
  • Nele McElvany
  • Justine Stang
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-38969-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-38969-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-38968-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 279
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations
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