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Green, Rachael; Birch, Susan – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Dynamic Assessment (DA) is an interactive form of cognitive assessment used by some educational psychologists (EPs) to assess the learning potential of children and young people, through a focus on cognitive and affective aspects of learning. In terms of UK EP practice, this approach has the potential to complement the focus on 'person-centred…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Cognitive Measurement, Alternative Assessment, Evaluation Methods
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Wilks, Judith L.; Snow, Matthew; Lasczik, Lexi; Bowling, Alison – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
In this article we report on the monitoring of pre-service teachers' experiences of their course at a regional university in NSW, Australia. The intention of this research project was to engage with pre-service teachers to gauge their perceptions and their awareness of their developing teacher knowledge and skills. Our aim was to gather more…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Educational Experience
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Lee, Victor; Brain, Keira; Martin, Jenepher – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2019
The increasing use of direct observation tools to assess routine performance has resulted in the growing reliance on assessor-based judgements in the workplace. However, we have a limited understanding of how assessors make judgements and formulate ratings in real world contexts. The current research on assessor cognition has largely focused on…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Evaluators, Cognitive Processes, Context Effect
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Alcalay, Aditt; Ferguson, Julia L.; Cihon, Joseph H.; Torres, Norma; Leaf, Justin B.; Leaf, Ronald; McEachin, John; Schulze, Kimberly A.; Rudrud, Eric H. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
The provision of reinforcement to increase desired behaviors is a crucial element of behavior analytic intervention for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Formal preference assessments, like the multiple stimulus without replacement procedure (MSWO), are often used to determine reinforcers used during intervention. While…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Reinforcement, Behavior Modification
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Unal, Aslihan; Unal, Zafer – Georgia Educational Researcher, 2019
This study compared K-12 teachers' assessment beliefs and practices in relation to their years of teaching experience. The data for this study was collected from 87 public school teachers. The findings suggest that as the teachers' years of experience increases, the value they place in assessment increases as well.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Noell, George H.; Burns, Jeanne M.; Gansle, Kristin A. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Systemic efforts to strengthen teacher preparation in Louisiana led to the first statewide value-added assessment (VAA) of teacher preparation programs (TPPs). Subsequently, a number of states have adopted VAA of TPPs. The authors describe challenges that were confronted around the deployment of Louisiana's VAA of TPPs. The discussion is organized…
Descriptors: Value Added Models, Statewide Planning, Teacher Education Programs, Program Improvement
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Edyburn, Kelly L.; Quirk, Matthew; Oliva-Olson, Carola – Contemporary School Psychology, 2019
Latinx dual language learners (DLLs) are a large and growing student body that continues to face educational adversities that contribute to the maintenance of a longstanding academic achievement gap. Previous research has documented that preschool attendance and development of home language skills in early childhood support the long-term academic…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Preschool Children, English (Second Language)
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Howard, Julie; Dorgo, Sandor; Salvatore, Anthony; Boyle, Jason B. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Concussions continue to be an injury that is confusing for healthcare professionals, athletes and parents alike. This confusion stems from the fact that not every concussion presents or resolves in the same way. What is known, however, is that coaches must have appropriate screening and identifying practices in place for every athlete at every…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Handheld Devices, Computer Uses in Education, Head Injuries
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Choudhury, Pradeep Kumar – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss students' assessment of quality related issues in engineering education in India. Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses primary survey data of 1,178 undergraduate engineering students in Delhi, India, in 2009-2010. Students' experience and views of four important aspects such as teaching methods used in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Educational Quality, Undergraduate Students
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Yariv, Eliezer; Kass, Efrat – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In this research, we examine strategies school principals have used to assist struggling teachers. In an open-ended questionnaire designed for this study, we asked 219 school principals to describe a successful intervention they held. The results show that principals prefer supportive assistance to organizational changes (such as moving the…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Principals, Teacher Competencies
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Crawford, Lindy; Quebec Fuentes, Sarah; Huscroft-D'Angelo, Jacqueline; Higgins, Kristina N. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
Meaningful inclusion of quantitative reasoning into mathematics instruction requires meaningful ways to evaluate it. Few formative assessments exist to evaluate the strategies students use when reasoning mathematically. The Framework for Evaluating Quantitative Reasoning Strategies presented in this article provides teachers with categories for…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Logic, Student Evaluation
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Worker, Steven M. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Effective evaluation requires the selection of appropriate methods to balance rigor and feasibility. Evaluation methods involving surveys and interviews are familiar; lesser known are methods involving the use of participant-generated artifacts. In this article, I share my process for developing an evaluation framework to assess learning outcomes…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Youth Programs, Robotics, Extension Education
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Uncapher, Melina R. – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2019
Since the advent of computers, scientists who study how people learn have been utilizing technology to uncover the cognitive and neural mechanisms of learning. Recent technological advances have allowed learning scientists to move their research out of the lab and into the wild, to investigate how students learn in real-world environments.…
Descriptors: Learning, Evaluation Methods, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Ziegler, Amanda – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
This case study evaluates the process of developing modules for inclusion in a learning management system that are informed by the Association of College and Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education (2015). A replicable, transparent process was used to match more task-oriented topics suggested by librarians and…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Evaluation Methods, Information Storage, Integrated Learning Systems
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Mayfield, Clifton O.; Tombaugh, Jay R. – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
There is increasing use of peer evaluations in academic settings to assess student performance in team activities. Building on Kenny's social relations model, the authors analyzed peer ratings from 85 teams of graduate students enrolled in a teamwork and leadership course. Results indicate the presence of greater assimilation at mid-semester and…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Peer Evaluation, Teamwork, Cooperative Learning
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