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Beyond the Tyranny of Testing

Relational Evaluation in Education

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        StatementOxford University Press, Incorporated
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        LC Classifications2020
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        Paginationxvi, 71 p. :
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More ominously, the rhetoric of rising started puffing up the pride of the risers. This, Sandel says, describes a community truly dedicated to the common good—inclusive in its vision of who belongs and generous in the benefits it bestows.

Widespread signals of concern are increasingly evident, and in the philosophy of science little but remnants remain of the bold rationale that once promised truth through method. However, a P-value mixes the estimated effect size with its estimated precision. The Augustinian view of salvation as pure grace won out over the Pelagian emphasis on works. " -- Edmund W Gordon, Richard March Hoe Professor of Education and Psychology, Emeritus Teachers College, Columbia University; John M Musser Professor of Psychology, Emeritus Yale University "This book is of great importance to education, as it makes a fundamental contribution to the dialogue on the role of evaluation in education.

The ongoing tyranny of statistical significance testing in biomedical research

Everyone agrees that education is the key to creating a more just and equal world, and that our schools are broken and failing. Yet, as the century winds toward its conclusion, this optimistic belief has begun to confront a challenging array of attacks.

It also embeds the argument in strong illustrative evidence. Sharon Todd, Professor of Education, Maynooth University, Ireland The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education around the world has created an opportunity to reimage schools as communities of leaners and teachers dedicated to the co-construction of meaning assisted by advances in communications technologies. Equally, learning and well-being are embedded in relational process, which testing and grades undermine.

Author: David Hirsch,Dan Van Haften• Professor Peter Dahler-Larsen, Beyond the Tyranny of Testing of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, author of The Evaluation Society Gergen and Gill have provided us with a radically different way of thinking about education as a whole. But, more than anything, they were aware that readers, listeners, and viewers — the people who use the news — were turning away from it in droves.

I cannot recommend it highly enough! Lewis, Professor Emeritus, California State University, East Bay "In a world where testing has become a purpose of education in itself, Beyond the Tyranny of Testing argues in favour of a Copernican revolution in education: Social relations should be seen as central, not as a by-product of measurement regimes.

Thus the authors advocate a relational orientation to evaluation in education, emphasizing co-inquiry and value creation. He is internationally known for his contributions to social constructionist theory, technology and cultural change, the self, and relational practices.