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Slimi, Zouhaier – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Studying the possibility of applying the Finnish Higher Education framework in the Middle East; the case of Oman requires an in-depth investigation and a clear focus on the main success factors. The research method uses the qualitative approach to study the points of views, feeling and assumptions of all the stakeholders in the Omani educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Adoption (Ideas), College Instruction
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Smith, Andy; Leeman-Munk, Samuel; Shelton, Angi; Mott, Bradford; Wiebe, Eric; Lester, James – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2019
Science learning is inherently multimodal, with students utilizing both drawings and writings to explain observations of physical phenomena. As such assessments in science should accommodate the many ways students express their understanding, especially given evidence that understanding is distributed across both drawing and writing. In recent…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Science, Science Instruction, Writing (Composition)
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Hoxby, Caroline; Turner, Sarah – Education Next, 2019
Higher education may be one of the most important channels through which people can attain improved life outcomes based on their merit rather than family background. If qualified students from lower-income families are underrepresented in higher education, there is potentially a failure not just in equity but in economic efficiency as well. The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Low Income Students, Measurement Techniques, Enrollment
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Law, Sweety – Higher Education Studies, 2019
Employers have continually indicated that writing instruction is much needed in higher education across all majors. It has become more imperative now than before to better prepare our graduates for professional success in an age of increasing writing necessity, data analytics and reporting, and technical sophistication. Writing assessment in a…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Writing Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Educational Technology
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Raaheim, Arild; Mathiassen, Ketil; Moen, Vegard; Lona, Irene; Gynnild, Vidar; Bunaes, Bente Ringlund; Hasle, Emil Trygve – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The traditional exam has a strong holding within Norwegian higher education and is very often the preferred way of assessing students. Digital technology opens up for alternatives to the traditional exam, but so far focus has predominantly been on exchanging pen and paper with personal computers within the traditional framework. Digital…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Information Technology, Achievement Tests
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Cesur, Kursat – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2019
Examinees' performances are assessed using a wide variety of different techniques. Multiple-choice (MC) tests are among the most frequently used ones. Nearly, all standardized achievement tests make use of MC test items and there is a variety of ways to score these tests. The study compares number right and liberal scoring (SAC) methods. Mixed…
Descriptors: Multiple Choice Tests, Scoring, Evaluation Methods, Guessing (Tests)
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Bulunuz, Nermin – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2019
Formative assessment is a teaching method that helps to determine the prior knowledge of students, schedule the course plan accordingly, give it the final shape based on the feedback received from students, and encourage conceptual learning. The aim of this study is to introduce the "annotated student drawings" as one of the common…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Middle School Students
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Miranda, Jessica L.W.; Wells, Jenny C.; Jenkins, Amelia – Language Teaching Research, 2019
A utilization-focused evaluation (Patton, 2008) was conducted to systematically investigate special education teacher candidates' preparation to teach English language learners (ELLs) with disabilities. The results were used to (1) determine current effectiveness of departmental programs and (2) guide program improvement efforts. The initial…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, English Language Learners
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Demonacos, Constantinos; Ellis, Steven; Barber, Jill – Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 2019
In this study we explored the potential of adaptive comparative judgement (ACJ) as a medium for peer assessment and for the giving and receiving of peer feedback. ACJ is a marking protocol in which the assessor (or judge) merely compares two answers and chooses a winner. Repeated judgements and a suitable sorting algorithm allow marks to be…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Peer Evaluation, Grading, Accuracy
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Bader, Monika; Burner, Tony; Hoem Iversen, Sarah; Varga, Zoltan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Despite the crucial role that students play in formative assessment practices, student perspectives on such practices are relatively under-researched. Through a qualitative analysis of 128 reflection notes written by student teachers of English, this article investigates the students' perceptions of formative feedback as part of portfolio…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Preservice Teachers
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Whalen, Kate; Paez, Antonio – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2019
Many institutions of higher education increasingly place a focus on various forms of experiential education, including personal reflections. While much work has been done in this and related areas, the resources currently available are not sufficient to effectively guide, assess, and evaluate student learning through reflection. Guiding students…
Descriptors: College Students, Sustainability, Guidelines, Experiential Learning
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Altun Turker, Yasemin; Baynal, Kasim; Turker, Turgay – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Distance Education has become an important educational model with the development of information and communication technologies in the world. It has also become increasingly used model in Turkey. In our country, the number of universities and educational organizations offering distance education programs increase day by day. Distance education is…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Distance Education, Computer Software Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Fjelkner, Annika; Hakansson, Andreas; Rosander, Pia – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2019
What do we need to know about our students to better provide for more equitable outcomes? Who will succeed depends on many factors, and student personality traits constitute one factor that has received less attention in the engagement and teaching literature. The aim of the present study is to add to discussions on teaching in higher education by…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, College Students, Majors (Students), Preschool Teachers
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Yang, Shitao; Black, Ken – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2019
Summary Employing a Wald confidence interval to test hypotheses about population proportions could lead to an increase in Type I or Type II errors unless the hypothesized value, p0, is used in computing its standard error rather than the sample proportion. Whereas the Wald confidence interval to estimate a population proportion uses the sample…
Descriptors: Error Patterns, Evaluation Methods, Error of Measurement, Measurement Techniques
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Imgrund, Caitlin M.; Loeb, Diane F.; Barlow, Steven M. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2019
Purpose: Preschoolers born preterm are at an increased risk for the development of language impairments. The primary objective of this study was to document the expressive language skills of preschoolers born preterm through 2 assessment procedures, language sample analysis, and standardized assessment. A secondary objective was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Expressive Language, Preschool Children, Premature Infants, Grammar
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