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Niqresh, Mohamed – International Education Studies, 2019
This research discusses the electronic resources, types and divisions, it also deals with mechanism for evaluation resources of electronic information in general with concentration on concept of assessment and evaluation objectives as well as the organizers of the process in addition, the research also shows benefits of evaluation and its impact…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Barriers, Evaluation Methods, Information Retrieval
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Nayir, Funda; Brown, Martin; Burns, Denise; O'Hara, Joe; McNamara, Gerry; Nortvedt, Guri; Skedsmo, Guri; Gloppen, Silje Kristin; Wiese, Eline F. – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this research as part of an Erasmus+ funded project tilted Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment in Schools (www.acras.eu) is to provide an exploratory analysis of survey responses related to culturally responsive assessment policies, professional development and practices that were administered to school principals in…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Counties, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Policy
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Cronenberg, Stephanie – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Middle school general music is an often-overlooked aspect of music education in the United States. Yet at some point, many music educators face a teaching assignment including one or more sections of middle school general music. In this study, I investigated whether the principles that guide music educators in teaching middle school general music…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music, Music Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Gordon, Kimberley A.; Auten, Jill N.; Gordon, Derek; Rook, Autumn – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Organizational success is directly related to the ability of leaders to influence followers in support of strategic goals. Leaders utilize interpersonal skills to communicate goals, brainstorm actions, create collaboration, and move followers in desired directions. Successful leaders must be astute at recognizing key characteristics in followers,…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Leadership Training, Models, Administrator Behavior
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Maki, Kathrin E.; Adams, Sarah R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Specific learning disability (SLD) identification procedures vary across states (Maki et al., 2015, "School Psychol Quart," 30, 457-469); however, the extent to which SLD identification methods are implemented at the district level is not well understood. Moreover, the high-stakes nature of SLD identification necessitates extensive…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Disability Identification, School Psychologists, Training
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Mikeska, Jamie N.; Holtzman, Steven; McCaffrey, Daniel F.; Liu, Shuangshuang; Shattuck, Tamara – Science Education, 2019
Despite the prevalent use of observational measures in teacher evaluation systems, research has only recently begun to take into account how aspects of the instructional environment and lesson sampling design may interact with teachers' scores on these measures. Instead, one assumption guiding current evaluation systems is that the variation in…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Evaluation Methods, Lesson Observation Criteria, Science Teachers
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Hanesworth, Pauline; Bracken, Seán; Elkington, Sam – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper aims to provide a tentative roadmap for ensuring that higher education policy makers and practitioners are apprised of what might be done to advance a concept of socially just assessment praxis. It extends current thinking around the notion of social justice approaches to assessment by further developing the conceptual framework…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Culturally Relevant Education, Access to Education, Teaching Methods
Watt, Michael – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this study was to analyze the findings of research studies investigating the role of instructional materials, review issues and recommendations referring to instructional materials in policy papers, and evaluate the decision-making process in relation to the development, diffusion and adoption of EdReports program. Content analysis…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Change, Instructional Materials, Organizations (Groups)
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Pattyn, Valérie; Molenveld, Astrid; Befani, Barbara – American Journal of Evaluation, 2019
Qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) is gaining ground in evaluation circles, but the number of applications is still limited. In this article, we consider the challenges that can emerge during a QCA evaluation by drawing on our experience of conducting one in the field of development cooperation. For each stage of the evaluation process, we…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Comparative Analysis, Evaluation Methods, Program Evaluation
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Moore, Marah; Parsons, Beverly; Jessup, Patricia – American Journal of Evaluation, 2019
Evaluators are becoming increasingly aware that, to provide maximum benefit to the programs they evaluate, they must address the systems within which the programs work. However, evaluation practice is often influenced by beliefs and assumptions that are rooted in an understanding of these systems as stable and predictable. We identify four traps…
Descriptors: Evaluators, Systems Approach, Beliefs, Program Evaluation
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Picciotto, Robert – American Journal of Evaluation, 2019
The adversary evaluation model emerged in a context that favored democratic debate. It was successfully used in a variety of sectors following its inception, but it was abandoned once neo-liberal thinking and goal achievement approaches became dominant. It is time to give it a second chance. The judicial evaluation model (JEM) relies on human…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Models, Democracy, Justice
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Yu, Fu-Yun – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
In view of contribution-based pedagogy and observational learning theory, students' perceived uses, preferences, usage, and selection considerations with regard to citing peers' work were examined in an online learning environment targeting student-constructed tests. Data were collected from 84 fifth-grade students who participated in online…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Student Developed Materials, Peer Evaluation, Test Items
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Scruggs, Richard; McDermott, Paul A.; Qiao, Xin – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Research impact is very important in academia. This study explored the research impact of faculty in doctoral higher education programs through the use of Hirsch's "h" index as measured by Google Scholar results. Characteristics of the "h" index in this field are discussed, and norms are offered for professors of different…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, Reputation, Institutional Characteristics, College Faculty
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Chiu, Yuan-Li Tiffany – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
This article investigates academics' expectations and interpretations of the personal statement and its associated evaluation practice in the context of postgraduate school admissions. The analysis was based on semi-structured interviews with 10 experienced academics in doctoral applications evaluation at a US university. Data were thematically…
Descriptors: College Admission, Doctoral Programs, College Applicants, Academic Discourse
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Chadwick, Darren; Buell, Susan; Goldbart, Juliet – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Communication assessment of people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD) has seldom been investigated. Here, we explore approaches and decision making in undertaking communication assessments in this group of people. A questionnaire was sent to UK practitioners. The questionnaire elicited information about assessment…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities, Communication Strategies, Speech Language Pathology
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