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Brown, Gavin T. L.; Harris, Lois R.; O'Quin, Chrissie; Lane, Kenneth E. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
Multi-group confirmatory factor analysis (MGCFA) allows researchers to determine whether a research inventory elicits similar response patterns across samples. If statistical equivalence in responding is found, then scale score comparisons become possible and samples can be said to be from the same population. This paper illustrates the use of…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes
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Fox-Turnbull, Wendy; O'Sullivan, Gary – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2013
This article reports on the up-date and development of an on-line resource to support of teachers' conceptual understandings and pedagogical practice in New Zealand. Techlink is a website dedicated to supporting technology teachers, students and those with an interest in technology education. This research documents part of a Ministry of Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Technology Education, Educational Change
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Brown, Gavin T. L.; Harris, Lois R.; Harnett, Jennifer – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2012
Teachers' understandings of feedback probably influence the type and quality of feedback that they provide. The beliefs of 518 New Zealand practicing teachers about feedback were evaluated with the "Teachers' Conceptions of Feedback" (TCoF) inventory and related to practices these teachers considered to be feedback. Nine feedback factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Feedback (Response), Beliefs
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Irving, S. Earl; Harris, Lois R.; Peterson, Elizabeth R. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2011
Within the Asia-Pacific community, the New Zealand Ministry of Education has been one of few educational authorities to adopt an Assessment for Learning (AfL) framework and actively promote formative uses of assessment. This paper reports the results of a qualitative study in which eleven New Zealand secondary teachers in two focus groups…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries
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Dixon, Helen; Haigh, Mavis – Teacher Development, 2009
Informed by an amalgam of notions drawn from constructivist, socio-cultural, metacognitive and self-regulation theory, the discourse created to describe assessment to enhance learning has gone through a number of iterations or discursive shifts. As a result, the current discourse is both ambitious and complex with the roles and responsibilities…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Constructivism (Learning), Self Efficacy, Formative Evaluation
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Haigh, Mavis; Dixon, Helen – Journal of In-service Education, 2007
Sponsored by the New Zealand Ministry of Education, the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative has sought to develop teachers' research capability and to build knowledge about teaching and learning with the intention of improving outcomes for learners. Fortunate to receive a two-year grant, our research collaboration investigated secondary…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers