Assessing Academic Achievement approaches student assessment as an integral component of a total educational plan.
The author draws on years of first-hand experience in both public school and university settings, suggesting that frequently educators disconnect assessment from the other elements of their educational plan. This book balances traditional methods of assessment with an investigation and evaluation of alternative, â authentic assessmentâ approaches. The result is an eclectic approach that exposes students to a full range of assessment principles.
This text offers insight into some overlooked aspects of counseling, from subtle considerations to be given to initial client contact to the preservation of the counselor's own vitality in a demanding profession.
This informal, user-friendly text is intended to provide a journey by author and reader along some of the less-traveled roads of counseling. Topics covered in this journey include: attention to the powerful aspects of the language we choose to use; the elements of teaching that are integral to counseling; ethical and moral issues of concern; and potential pitfalls of a profession that draws from the essence of the counselor.