Chapter 1 Introduction.
Chapter 2 Reshaping teaching policy, preparation, and practice: Influences of the national board for professional teaching standards.
Chapter 3 The design architecture of NBPTS certification assessments.
Chapter 4 Validating the specification of standards for teaching: Applications to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards' Assessments.
Chapter 5 The role of subject-matter knowledge in teacher assessment.
Chapter 6 Developing a National Science Assessment for teacher certification: Practical lessons learned.
Chapter 7 The evolution of the scoring system for NBPTS assessments.
Chapter 8 Setting performance standards for National Board assessments: A reprise on research and development.
Chapter 9 Reliability and NBPTS assessments.
Chapter 10 A critical review of the validity research agenda of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards at the end of its first decade.
Chapter 11 Identifying accomplished teachers: A validation study.
Chapter 12 A validity study of the certification system of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
Chapter 13 Effects of the National Board for professional teaching standards certification process on teachers' perspectives and practices.
Chapter 14 Providing feedback to teacher candidates for National Board certification: A study of teacher preferences and learning.
Chapter 15 The National Board for professional teaching standards: An indispensable reform in American education.
Chapter 16 Can professional certification for teachers reshape teaching as a career? Implementing change in the U.S..
List of Appendix.
List of Contributors.
Appendix A: Full text of the directions for the EA/ELA portfolio task.
Appendix B: Full Specifications of the EA/ELA assessment centre.
Appendix C: Overall assessment design for EA/ELA.
Appendix D: Overview of portfolio requirements and assessment centre specifications for one of the newly developed EA/ELA next generation assessments.
Appendix E: Example of portfolio task for next generation EA/ELA assessment.
Appendix F: Portfolio assessor training materials list.
Appendix G: Sample Rubric for the Next Generation EA/ELA Assessment.
Appendix H: EA/ELA Language Study Sample Assessment Centre Task, Essential Features, and Scoring Rubric.
Appendix I : Procedures and Instructions for Weighting Entries and Exercises.
Appendix J: Reliability estimation attributable to assessors.
Appendix K: Reliability estimation attributable to exercises.
Appendix L: Estimation of decision consistency and accuracy.
Appendix M: MC/G Standards Overview.
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