The History of Educational Measurement is the latest publication of MI Senior Advisor Dr. Michael Bunch, who, along with Dr. Brian Clauser, has written and collected essays on the key events and ideas that have shaped educational measurement as we know it today. Authored by the field’s top scholars, this book offers unique historical viewpoints, from origins to modern applications, of formal testing programs and mental measurement theories. Topics as varied as large-scale testing, validity, item-response theory, federal involvement, and notable assessment controversies complete a survey of the field’s greatest challenges and most important achievements. Graduate students, researchers, industry professionals, and other stakeholders will find this volume relevant for years to come.
Publication date is July 8, 2021. For more information, visit the publisher’s website.