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Wilkinson, Tyler; Shugart, Austin; Williams, Ashley; Riechel, Morgan Kiper – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2021
Researchers explored group differences in the predictive validity of undergraduate GPA, GRE, and MAT scores on CPCE results between 14a sample of White and Black counseling students (n = 378). Results indicated that both the GRE and MAT demonstrate predictive validity on CPCE scores. Differences across the sampling groups and implications for…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Predictive Validity, Undergraduate Study, Grade Point Average
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Mintz, Jessica A.; Kelly, Angela M. – Educational Policy, 2021
This qualitative case study explored the teachers' and administrators' perceptions of a newly implemented teacher evaluation policy in a high-stakes testing state, and how this policy impacted their motivation. Five science teachers and their immediate supervisors were interviewed, and their perceptions were analyzed through motivational theories…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Teacher Motivation, Educational Policy
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Antia, Bassey E. – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2021
In many countries of sub-Saharan Africa, the release of each year's results for the end of high school examinations heralds an annual ritual of public commentary on the poor state of national education systems. However, the exoglossic/monolingual language regime for these examinations is infrequently acknowledged as contributing to the dismal…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Social Differences, Exit Examinations, High School Students
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Colletti, Leonardo – Physics Education, 2021
Connecting physics with the humanities is a fascinating challenge and a complicated cultural task. Yet, it is exactly what the Italian secondary-school graduation exam requires in its oral part. Although it has been criticized by teachers and students, here I provide a list of real school life examples and discuss why this can be a great,…
Descriptors: Exit Examinations, Foreign Countries, Physics, Humanities
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Benavides, Jorge Eliecer – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2021
This article analyzes the results of the Saber Pro, the state exam for students completing higher education, during 2007-2017 concerning the English language section. This analysis uses the reports and databases from the Instituto Colombiano para la Evaluación de la Educación (ICFES) repository and explains the policy in its historical context.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Sattem, Jennifer; Hyslop, Anne – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2021
Postsecondary education is vital to thrive, not just survive. Eighty percent of good-paying jobs require postsecondary education, and 56 percent require a bachelor's degree or higher. While the nation's high school graduation rate has reached an all-time high of 85 percent, students are insufficiently prepared for postsecondary education and the…
Descriptors: High School Students, Graduation Rate, Graduation Requirements, Graduation
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Hipkiss, Amanda; Woods, Kevin A.; McCaldin, Tamsin – British Journal of Special Education, 2021
Access arrangements (AAs) in GCSE and GCE examinations are the reasonable adjustments made for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) under the Equality Act 2010. The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) sets out evidence requirements for allowing AAs on behalf of awarding bodies, although there is a lack of research…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Exit Examinations, Testing Accommodations, Students with Disabilities
Cellini, Stephanie Riegg; Grueso, Hernando – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2021
We draw on administrative data from the country of Colombia to assess differences in student learning in online and traditional on-campus college programs. The Colombian context is uniquely suited to study this topic, as students take a compulsory exit examination at the end of their studies. We can therefore directly compare performance on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Conventional Instruction
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Del Nero Gomes, Afonso Celso; Madani, Fernando Silveira; Maia, Jose Everardo Bessa; Pereira, Mauro Conti; de Queiroz, Max Hering – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2021
ENADE that stands, in Portuguese, for "National Exam of Student Performance" is an exam for all senior students about to graduate; it is one of the official tools for measuring the state of undergraduate courses in Brazil. Contribution: This article presents an integrative synthesis of the 2014 edition of ENADE examination of control and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Exit Examinations, College Seniors, Engineering Education
Mattey, Sarah – Research Matters, 2021
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic led to the closing of schools across the United Kingdom, and to the cancellation of exams and assessments in England. A large number of learners take Vocational and Technical Qualifications (VTQs) that are offered in a diverse range of subject groups and they can be used to enter the next stage of education,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Qualifications, COVID-19
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Kuteesa, Disan – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2021
This study explored primary teacher's philosophical orientation towards teaching, here defined as a teacher's set of interrelated beliefs that they develop and utilize when teaching. Teachers are expected to conflate epistemological beliefs, instructional training and societal expectations of effective instruction to construct a single perceptual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Epistemology, Educational Philosophy
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Reyes, Marcela; Hwang, NaYoung – Educational Policy, 2021
Researchers are concerned that English language learners (ELL) may remain classified too long and, therefore, may not receive appropriate mainstream educational services. In this study, we investigate the effects of language classification on student outcomes in one California school district. Our ordinary least squares regression estimates…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Academic Achievement, Classification
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Ferrara, Steve; Lewis, Daniel; D'Brot, Juan – Journal of Applied Testing Technology, 2021
In this paper we describe content focused, practical procedures to establish benchmarked performance standards for educational and other tests. To implement our procedures, we identify one or more external benchmark (e.g., NAEP or PISA performance levels, college and career readiness benchmarks); link to the external benchmarks to locate those…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Standards, Tests, College Readiness
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Pradhan, Uma – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Quality education is increasingly considered essential for human development. However, the mainstream approach to quality as a neutral technology often ignores deeply embedded issues of power relations. This article interrogates the taken-for-granted idea of 'quality education' by exploring the ways in which students navigate the assumption of…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Educational Quality
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Boyd, Joseph; Pitre, Richard – Journal of Education for Business, 2020
This project course provided experiential realism in the study of managerial accounting and fundamental accounting relevance essential for integration into an organization's management team. The experiment created an environment that reinforced the fundamental theories, ideas, and concepts necessary for the contextualization of the accounting…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning, Entrepreneurship
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