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Lambie, Glenn W.; Mullen, Patrick R.; Swank, Jacqueline M.; Blount, Ashley – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2018
Supervisors evaluated counselors-in-training at multiple points during their practicum experience using the Counseling Competencies Scale (CCS; N = 1,070). The CCS evaluations were randomly split to conduct exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory factor analysis, resulting in a 2-factor model (61.5% of the variance explained).
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counseling, Measures (Individuals), Competence
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Wing, Coady; Bello-Gomez, Ricardo A. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2018
Treatment effect estimates from a "regression discontinuity design" (RDD) have high internal validity. However, the arguments that support the design apply to a subpopulation that is narrower and usually different from the population of substantive interest in evaluation research. The disconnect between RDD population and the…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Research Design, Validity, Evaluation Methods
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Ford, Jeremy W.; Conoyer, Sarah J.; Lembke, Erica S.; Smith, R. Alex; Hosp, John L. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2018
In the present study, two types of curriculum-based measurement (CBM) tools in science, Vocabulary Matching (VM) and Statement Verification for Science (SV-S), a modified Sentence Verification Technique, were compared. Specifically, this study aimed to determine whether the format of information presented (i.e., SV-S vs. VM) produces differences…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Measurement Techniques, Comparative Analysis
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Grob, George F. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2018
This article is the fifth in a series on the relationship of evaluation theory and practice. It was commissioned by the Eastern Evaluation Research Society and the American Evaluation Association as part of The Chelimsky Forum, launched in 2013 to honor Eleanor Chelimsky, one of the most influential and respected program evaluators of our era, and…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Ethics, Evaluation Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
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Mark, Melvin M. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2018
George Grob presented the fifth and final Eleanor Chelimsky Forum address at the 2017 annual meeting of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society. In this commentary, I respond to several points that George raises in the "American Journal of Evaluation" paper based on that address. An overarching theme of my comments involves the potential…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Evaluation Research, Research Needs, Evaluation Methods
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Tsiligiris, Vangelis – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose an adapted Porter Diamond Model (PDM) that can be used by transnational education (TNE) countries and institutions as an analytical framework for the strategic evaluation of TNE host countries in terms of attractiveness for exporting higher education. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a…
Descriptors: Models, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
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Wedawatta, Gayan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Undergraduate programmes on construction management and other closely related built environment disciplines are currently taught and assessed on a modular basis. This is the case in the UK and in many other countries globally. However, it can be argued that professionally oriented programmes like these are better assessed on a non-modular basis,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Construction Management, Interviews, Learning Modules
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Gunn, Andrew – Educational Review, 2018
The creation of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) represents a significant development concerning the teaching mission of the university in the UK. This paper considers the background to, and the development of, the TEF. It explains the context from which the TEF emerged and unpacks a series of rationales which illustrate the need for, and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Models
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Fleet, Alma; De Gioia, Katey; Madden, Lorraine; Semann, Anthony – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2018
This paper illustrates an evaluation model emerging from Australian research. With reference to a range of contexts, its usefulness is demonstrated through application to two professional development initiatives designed to improve continuity of learning in the context of the transition to school. The model reconceptualises approaches to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Evaluation Methods, Educational Assessment
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Moore, Donald E., Jr. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter proposes approaches for assessing learners and evaluating courses and curriculum that could be used by directors of health professions education (HPE) programs to determine the effectiveness and impact of their programs.
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Evaluation, Health Education
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Avsec, Stanislav; Jamšek, Janez – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
Technological literacy defines a competitive vision for technology education. Working together with competitive supremacy, technological literacy shapes the actions of technology educators. Rationalised by the dictates of industry, technological literacy was constructed as a product of the marketplace. There are many models that visualise…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Secondary School Students, Technology Education, Evaluation Methods
Krachman, Sara Bartolino; LaRocca, Robert; Gabrieli, Christopher – Educational Leadership, 2018
In addition to excelling in subjects such as science, math, arts, and social studies, students must also develop skills like resiliency, adaptability, and collaboration in order to truly succeed in the world. But how do schools effectively measure those skills when they so often rely on standardized assessments? This article provides a thorough…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Social Development, Emotional Development
Frey, Nancy; Fisher, Douglas; Hattie, John – Educational Leadership, 2018
For students, the authors argue, the ability to assess their own learning--that is, to actively understand their own progress and trajectory--can have a significant impact on achievement levels. The authors discuss factors associated with "assessment-capable learners" and offer examples of how to foster such characteristics in classrooms.
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Academic Achievement
Guskey, Thomas R. – Educational Leadership, 2018
Exactly what is a pre-assessment, and how are they best used? In this article, Thomas R. Guskey explores the theoretical underpinnings of pre-assessments and provides an overview of the research. He also details the three forms that pre-assessments take: prerequisite, present, and preview.
Descriptors: Pretests Posttests, Evaluation Methods, Prior Learning, Student Evaluation
Wren, Doug; Cashwell, Amy – Educational Leadership, 2018
The author describes how Virginia Beach City Public Schools developed a performance assessment that they administer to all 4th graders, 7th graders, and high school students in the district. He describes lessons learned about creating good performance tasks and developing a successful scoring process, as well as sharing tools connected to this…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Performance Based Assessment, Student Evaluation, Grade 4
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