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ERIC Number: ED565670
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 216
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-94-007-4816-3
ISSN: N/A
Data-Based Decision Making in Education: Challenges and Opportunities
Schildkamp, Kim, Ed.; Lai, Mei Kuin, Ed.; Earl, Lorna, Ed.
Springer
In a context where schools are held more and more accountable for the education they provide, data-based decision making has become increasingly important. This book brings together scholars from several countries to examine data-based decision making. Data-based decision making in this book refers to making decisions based on a broad range of evidence, such as scores on students' assessments, classroom observations etc. The following chapters are included: (1) Introduction (Kim, Schildkamp, et al.); (2) Data-based Decision Making: An Overview (Mei Kuin Lai, et al.); (3) Analysis and Discussion of Classroom and Achievement Data to Raise Student Achievement (Mei Kuin Lai, et al.); (4) From "Intuition"--to "Data"-based Decision Making in Dutch Secondary Schools? (Kim Schildkamp, et al.); (5) Professional Attitudes to the Use of Data in England (Christopher Downey, et al.); (6) Approaches to Effective Data Use: Does One Size Fit All? (Elizabeth Archer, et al.); (7) Improving Data Literacy in Schools: Lessons from the School Feedback Project (Jan Vanhoof, et al.); (8) Implementation of a Data Initiative in the NCLB Era (Jeffrey C. Wayman, et al.); (9) Towards Data-Informed Decisions: From Ministry Policy to School Practice (Robert Dunn, et al.); (10) Conclusions and a Data Use Framework (Kim Schildkamp, (et al.); and (11) Data Use: Where to from Here? (Lorna, Earl, et al.)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Netherlands; United Kingdom (England)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001
IES Cited: ED562070