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Stichter, Janine P.; Malugen, Emily C.; Davenport, Mattina A. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
The availability of effective research-based interventions and practices within schools is a growing concern within the field of education. There remains a lack of interventions that have been fully evaluated for use within schools and by school personnel, particularly in the area of social skills interventions. Understanding the need for social…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Decision Making
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Boothe, Anne; Zuna, Nina – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The rates of epilepsy among children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are higher than that of the general population. The exact prevalence and aetiology of the comorbidity of autism and epilepsy are not well understood; however, the connection is well-documented. This common comorbidity makes the treatment of epilepsy increasingly complex for…
Descriptors: Epilepsy, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
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Denicoló, Glenda – Physics Teacher, 2019
Learning assessment at two-year colleges is growing, but not much has been published about it yet. In general, our smaller classrooms, diverse student population, high proportion of adjunct faculty, and academic freedom in teaching methods and tools set the stage for a different approach to assessment than at four-year institutions. This is the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
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Garmen, Pablo; Rodríguez, Celestino; García-Redondo, Patricia; San-Pedro-Veledo, Juan-Carlos – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
Howard Gardner revolutionized the concept of intelligence with his Multiple Intelligences Theory. His vision was widely supported by the educational community, which considers different forms of learning and accessing knowledge. Despite its impact, there is still a lack of development of tools that can easily, practically and reliably evaluate…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Computer Software, Video Games, Intervention
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Reza, Maleki Ali; Zeraatpishe, Mitra; Faravani, Akram – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
One of the most significant issues in the process of teaching and learning is to consider students' individual differences. The aim of this study was to investigate the interrelationships among Iranian EFL Learners' Typical Intellectual Engagement, Learning Style and Preference for Assessment Methods. The sample included 200 English learners…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Learner Engagement, Intellectual Experience, Cognitive Style
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Yang, Yanyun; Xia, Yan – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2019
When item scores are ordered categorical, categorical omega can be computed based on the parameter estimates from a factor analysis model using frequentist estimators such as diagonally weighted least squares. When the sample size is relatively small and thresholds are different across items, using diagonally weighted least squares can yield a…
Descriptors: Scores, Sample Size, Bayesian Statistics, Item Analysis
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Slade, Christine; Rowland, Susan; McGrath, Dominic – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
Contract cheating presents an existential threat to university assessment integrity and, therefore, to the reputations of universities and their graduates. We report on two workshops, with academic development participants who collaboratively addressed assessment identity verification through problem identification and solution creation. As…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, Student Behavior, College Students
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Özek, Umut; Xu, Zeyu – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
The federal Race to the Top competition provided significant impetus for states to adopt value-added models as a part of their teacher evaluation systems. Such models typically link students to their teachers in the spring semester when statewide tests are administered and estimate a teacher's performance based on his or her students' learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Value Added Models, Misconceptions, Attribution Theory
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Pilkington, Ruth – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
In 2015, over 40% of UK higher education (HE) institutions employed oral assessment when assessing and awarding fellowship on HE Academy-accredited schemes using the UK Professional Standards Framework. This article develops research on assessed 'professional dialogues' for this purpose. Data collected at four UK institutions, in which 12 assessed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Fellowships, Standards
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Price, Monica Hatfield – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study expands our understanding of how groups influence the higher education policy process through strategic policy narratives. As the number and diversity of interest groups attempting to influence the policy making process in higher education increases, the importance of considering how those interest groups strategically construct and use…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Educational Strategies
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Koray, Özlem; Kahraman, Emine – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
Formative assessment is based on the principle of determining students' learning needs and teaching them with their needs in mind. The main goal of formative feedback is to strengthen students' knowledge, specific skills, understanding in certain contents, and general skills such as problem solving. The aim of this study is to determine…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Student Attitudes, Formative Evaluation
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Svärdemo Åberg, Eva; Insulander, Eva – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article presents a meta-interpretative synthesis of contrasting research studies about methodological and theoretical challenges for Swedish preschool teachers in systematic quality development work. The first challenge involves an awareness of producing documentation from different levels of preschool work. The second challenge concerns…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education, Documentation
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Zendler, Andreas – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
"cpm.4.CSE/IRT" ("c"ompact "p"rocess "m"odel for "C"ompetence "S"cience "E"ducation based on "IRT" models) is a process model for competence measurement based on IRT models. It allows the efficient development of measuring instruments for computer science education.…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer Literacy, Competence, Evaluation Methods
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Quiliano-Terreros, Rocio; Ramirez-Hernandez, Darinka; Barniol, Pablo – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) concentrate an important number of students and are set up as an alternative for acquiring knowledge and continuing education. The objective of this article is to analyze how the quality and effectiveness of the MOOCs were measured in empirical studies between 2012 and 2017. For which a systematic mapping study…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness
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Wakabayashi, Tomoko; Claxton, Jill; Smith, Everett V., Jr. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
The Child Observation Record (COR), initially developed in 1993 by HighScope Educational Research Foundation, is an observation-based instrument that provides systematic assessment of young children's knowledge and abilities in all major areas of development. Teachers or caregivers spend a few minutes each day writing brief notes or…
Descriptors: Observation, Evaluation Methods, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten
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