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Child, Simon F. J.; Shaw, Stuart – Research Papers in Education, 2019
Collaboration skills have been identified as an important educational outcome, not just as a means to enable learning mechanisms to be enacted, but also as a demonstrable skill of interest to assessment practitioners. In recent years, there has been an ambition to develop models of assessment that are underpinned by the collaborative process, and…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Group Dynamics
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Papera, Massimiliano; Richards, Anne; van Geert, Paul; Valentini, Costanza – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Theory of mind refers to the ability to attribute beliefs to oneself and others. The present study used a dynamic systems approach to assess how environment may affect the development of second-order theory of mind (e.g., "John knows that Mary knows that he went out yesterday"). Theory of mind is divided into two major dimensions:…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Evaluation Methods, Prediction, Cognitive Processes
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Rubenson, Kjell – International Review of Education, 2019
A quick review of national policy documents reveals how lifelong learning has evolved as the key principle for a comprehensive education and learning strategy from cradle to grave. This raises major challenges for how to assess and report the state of lifelong learning in UNESCO Member States. It is in this context that this article critically…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adults
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Bejnö, Hampus; Roll-Pettersson, Lise; Klintwall, Lars; Långh, Ulrika; Odom, Samuel L.; Bölte, Sven – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Increasing rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and younger age at diagnosis pose a challenge to preschool intervention systems. In Sweden, most young autistic children receive intervention service in community-based preschool programs, but no tool is yet available to assess the quality of the preschool learning environment. This study adapted…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Community Programs
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Yousef, Darwish Abdulrahamn – Journal of International Education in Business, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to evaluate the dimensionality of an instrument developed by Lebcir "et al." to measure the impact of teaching style, English language and communication skills and assessment methods on the academic performance of international business students in project management modules. Design/methodology/approach: Data…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Measures (Individuals), Teaching Styles
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Cameron, Tracy A.; Carroll, Jane L. D.; Taumoepeau, Mele; Schaughency, Elizabeth – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
Teachers of year 0/1 students in English-medium schools in New Zealand (1896 schools) were invited to participate in a survey focussed on assessment of new entrant children's oral language and emergent literacy skills, with an estimated 21% response rate (N = 745). Teachers indicated using a variety of methods for assessing children's skills at…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Young Children, Oral Language
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Vargas-Madriz, Luis Francisco; Nocente, Norma; Best-Bertwistle, Rebecca; Forgie, Sarah – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Student Evaluations of Teaching (SET) have been the most consistently administered tool, and they are still extensively used in higher education institutions to assess teaching effectiveness. The purpose of this study was to explore how SET are used by administrators in the teaching evaluation process at a large, research-intensive Canadian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Effectiveness, Administrator Attitudes
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Muggeo, Michela A.; Ginsburg, Golda S. – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Anxiety disorders are common in youth. Because somatic complaints are a hallmark feature of anxiety, these students frequently visit their school nurse, creating an ideal opportunity for nurses to identify and assist them. In an effort to better understand current practices, we surveyed a large sample (N = 93) of school nurses. Results indicated…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Anxiety Disorders, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Identification
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Hrivnak, George A. – Journal of Management Education, 2019
In this essay, I explore the topic of curriculum design in business and management education from the perspective of my current role as Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching. Using Biggs's constructive alignment as an organizing framework, I summarize a number of challenges for management educators and administrators in the design and evaluation…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Business Administration Education, Alignment (Education), Constructivism (Learning)
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Lyon, Christine J.; Nabors Oláh, Leslie; Caroline Wylie, E. – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of this study was to directly observe and investigate the factors that support or hinder the implementation of an integrated approach to formative assessment and to understand how the implementation of formative assessment strategies interact. The authors present findings from a collective case study that included the observation of…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Integrated Activities, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
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Gamo, Javier – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019
Contribution: There are many on-line resources available to learn about optics and photonics, but no assessment tools exist to evaluate the learning achievements. This paper presents an assessment framework whose validity has been proven on a course with over 70 engineering students. Background: There is evidence that on-line resources complement…
Descriptors: Optics, Engineering Education, Computer Software, Validity
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Andzik, Natalie R.; Gist, Corinne M.; Smith, Elle E.; Xu, Menglin; Neef, Nancy A. – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The use of competitive games to increase classroom engagement has become common practice among many teachers and university professors. However, it is unclear if using games, as an assessment tool, is a viable way to increase student performance. This study examined the effects of administering point-earning quizzes through a game-based system,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Evaluation Methods, Video Games, Undergraduate Students
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Graham, Mark – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
Assessment in art is notoriously difficult and is probably best approached with skepticism. Artistry is notoriously difficult to assess. Yet measures of student learning in art are needed for both advocacy and art education policy. Assessments, particularly large-scale assessments, influence funding and educational policy at all levels. This…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Art Education
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Tabone, Carmine; Weltsek, Gustave J. – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
This article reviews the development of a qualitative summative assessment based on the National Theater Standards to evaluate theater education classes. The authors examine the current state of the field of theater education; the use of the assessment; an overview of the results of an arts integration U.S. Department of Education project; and a…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Theater Arts, Evaluation Methods, Academic Standards
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Armstrong, Tess; Johnson, Ingrid L. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
This article describes the five stages of the design thinking model used to engage students in a creative-thinking process to solve assessment barriers.
Descriptors: Design, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Barriers
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