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Bramley, Tom; Vitello, Sylvia – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2019
Comparative Judgement (CJ) is an increasingly widely investigated method in assessment for creating a scale, for example of the quality of essays. One area that has attracted attention in CJ studies is the optimisation of the selection of pairs of objects for judgement. One approach is known as adaptive comparative judgement (ACJ). It has been…
Descriptors: Reliability, Evaluation Methods, Comparative Analysis, Essay Tests
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Thomas, Jonathan E.; Graham, Charles R. – Distance Education, 2019
Evaluation of online instructors is a developing field of research. Institutions have made great progress in recent years to refine their efforts to evaluate online teaching in order to improve online teaching. Some institutions, however, still struggle to evaluate online instructors who did not design the course they are teaching. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Evaluation
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Courchesne, Valérie; Girard, Dominique; Jacques, Claudine; Soulières, Isabelle – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Intelligence in minimally verbal children on the autism spectrum (AS) is at risk of being underestimated. The present study investigated testability and cognitive profile of preschool autistic children using conventional tools and strength-informed tools. Fifty-two AS children and fifty-four typical children matched on age (31-77 months) were…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Diagnostic Tests, Disability Identification, Autism
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Cukurova, Mutlu; Luckin, Rosemary; Clark-Wilson, Alison – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
EDUCATE is a London-based programme that supports the development of research-informed educational technology (EdTech), allowing entrepreneurs and start-ups to create their products and services, and simultaneously grow their companies in a more evidence-informed manner. The programme partners businesses with researchers who mentor, guide and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Entrepreneurship, Technology Uses in Education
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Tomic, Bojan; Jovanovic, Jelena; Milikic, Nikola; Devedžic, Vladan; Dimitrijevic, Sonja; Ðuric, Dragan; Ševarac, Zoran – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Well-developed programming (technical) skills are very important for software engineers, information systems engineers and programmers in general. However, they must also possess relevant personal skills (soft skills) to be successful at the workplace (eg, collaboration, solving real-world problems and communication). The latter, however, are…
Descriptors: Programming, Computer Software, Skill Development, Student Motivation
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Jensen, Jesper – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This paper presents a systematic literature review of research focused on use of Semantic Web technologies in formal educational contexts. Through systematic search, the review has identified 199 research articles, which are examined with the intention of identifying prevalent themes within the body of research within the field of formal…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Internet, Educational Resources
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Fisher, Kevin M.; Ferkel, Rick C. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
Although physical educators may differ on teaching philosophy, individual style or specific drills chosen for instruction, each practitioner should strive to utilize evidence-based practices that have been tested in research whenever possible to facilitate student learning. One area that is important for practitioners to consider is that of motor…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education, Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development
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Arnesen, Anne; Braeken, Johan; Ogden, Terje; Melby-Lervåg, Monica – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Social functioning and reading proficiency are critical for success in school and society. Therefore, identifying children with such problems is important. This study had 2 parts: first, a random sample of 234 elementary schools was surveyed about which instruments they use to assess reading proficiency and social functioning. Second, a systematic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Reading Skills, Elementary School Students
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Douglas, Kerrie; Zielinski, Mitch; Merzdorf, Hillary; Diefes-Dux, Heidi; Bermel, Peter – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
Improving STEM MOOC evaluation requires an understanding of the current state of STEM MOOC evaluation, as perceived by all stakeholders. To this end, we investigated what kinds of information STEM MOOC instructors currently use to evaluate their courses and what kinds of information they feel would be valuable for that purpose. We conducted…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology
Wise, Vicki L.; Davenport, Zebulun R. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
This unique book is a valuable tool for all student affairs educators. The text opens with an exploration of the history of assessment in higher education, in general, and then student affairs more specifically. Having established a historical perspective, the reader then delves into chapters that align with the Assessment, Evaluation, and…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Educational Assessment, Program Evaluation
Honigsfeld, Andrea; Dove, Maria G. – Corwin, 2019
Looking for a silver bullet to accelerate EL achievement? There is none. But this, we promise: when EL specialists and general ed teachers pool their expertise, your ELs' language development and content mastery will improve exponentially. Just ask the tens of thousands of "Collaboration and Co-Teaching" users and now, a new generation…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Collaboration, Language Teachers
European University Association, 2019
The evaluation of learning and teaching is one central activity through which universities monitor the fitness-for-purpose of their education provision. This paper represents the outcomes of the work carried out by the European University Association (EUA) Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Group on "Evaluation of learning and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation
Data Quality Campaign, 2019
Measures of student growth offer a richer understanding of student performance than a moment-in-time test score alone, but measures of student growth are not created equal. In their accountability plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), some states are using a sophisticated analysis of multiple data points that evaluate the…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Academic Achievement, Data, Information Utilization
Effrem, Karen; Robbins, Jane – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2019
This paper analyzes the history, current practice, and dangers associated with Social-Emotional Learning (SEL). With roots in American progressive education and particularly in the movements for Outcome-Based Education and Self-Esteem, SEL is now pushed onto state and local education systems by the federal government and even international…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Characteristics
Areekkuzhiyil, Santhosh – Online Submission, 2019
Assessment is an integral part of any teaching learning process. Assessment practices have a large number of functions to perform in the context of the teaching learning process. Do contemporary assessment practices perform these function is a critical question to be analysed. In this paper, an attempt has been made to analyse the myths and…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Validity, Reliability, Higher Education
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