ERIC Number: EJ592461
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Measuring Instructional Practice: Can Policymakers Trust Survey Data?
Mayer, Daniel P.
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v21 n1 p29-45 Spr 1999
Examines the reliability and validity of using a survey to gauge the percentage of time that algebra teachers use practices that are consistent with professional standards for teaching mathematics. Survey results from 28 teachers suggest that a composite of practices is quite reliable and somewhat valid but that it does not capture instructional quality. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Research supported by the College Board. Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (New York, NY, October 1998).