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Safrudiannur; Rott, Benjamin – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2021
Studies measuring teachers' beliefs quantitatively by using self-report Likert scale instruments often face methodological difficulties. Such difficulties might be due to the fact that those instruments often provide less or no contexts. Whereas, several studies have shown that contexts at school, particularly contexts related to students'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Measurement Techniques, Statistical Analysis
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Zhang, Zhonghua – Applied Measurement in Education, 2020
The characteristic curve methods have been applied to estimate the equating coefficients in test equating under the graded response model (GRM). However, the approaches for obtaining the standard errors for the estimates of these coefficients have not been developed and examined. In this study, the delta method was applied to derive the…
Descriptors: Error of Measurement, Computation, Equated Scores, True Scores
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Benedetti, Andrea; Levis, Brooke; Rücker, Gerta; Jones, Hayley E.; Schumacher, Martin; Ioannidis, John P. A.; Thombs, Brett – Research Synthesis Methods, 2020
Selective cutoff reporting in primary diagnostic accuracy studies with continuous or ordinal data may result in biased estimates when meta-analyzing studies. Collecting individual participant data (IPD) and estimating accuracy across all relevant cutoffs for all studies can overcome such bias but is labour intensive. We meta-analyzed the…
Descriptors: Cutting Scores, Diagnostic Tests, Screening Tests, Meta Analysis
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Bürkner, Paul-Christian; Schulte, Niklas; Holling, Heinz – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2019
Forced-choice questionnaires have been proposed to avoid common response biases typically associated with rating scale questionnaires. To overcome ipsativity issues of trait scores obtained from classical scoring approaches of forced-choice items, advanced methods from item response theory (IRT) such as the Thurstonian IRT model have been…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Measurement Techniques, Questionnaires, Rating Scales
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Battaglia, Onoforio Rosario; Di Paola, Benedetto; Fazio, Claudio – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2019
A relevant aim of research in education is to find and study the reasoning lines that students deploy when dealing with problematic situations. This can be done through an analysis of the answers students give to a questionnaire. In this paper, we discuss some methodological aspects involved in the quantitative analysis of a questionnaire by means…
Descriptors: Correlation, Coding, Statistical Analysis, Questionnaires
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Edossa, Ashenafi Kassahun; Schroeders, Ulrich; Weinert, Sabine; Artelt, Cordula – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
Self-regulation is an essential ability of children to cope with various developmental challenges. This study examines the developmental interplay between emotional and behavioral self-regulation during childhood and the relationship with academic achievement using data from the longitudinal Millennium Cohort Study (UK). Using cross-lagged panel…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Control, Young Children, Teacher Evaluation
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Sharafuddin, Mohamed Ali; Sawad, Buncha Panacharoen; Wongwai, Sarun – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
This research article is part of a periodic study conducted to understand, model, map and to develop an integrated approach for effective and interactive self-learning phases of Thai International Hospitality and Tourism higher education students. Questionnaire containing both qualitative and quantitative questions was distributed at the beginning…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Tourism
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Ehrlin, Anna; Tivenius, Olle – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The aim of this article is to highlight what opportunities a six year old in preschool class in Sweden might have for participating in and being inspired by music. We ask the following question: What factors determine how music teaching is conceived and carried out in preschool class? The present study is quantitative in character, and data were…
Descriptors: Music, Preschool Children, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Siah, Poh Chua; Christina Ong, Sook Beng; Tan, Swee Mee; Sim, Chzia Poaw; Xian Thoo, Raphael Yi – Journal of School Choice, 2018
Aiming to explore factors affecting Malaysian Chinese parents in sending their children to either national secondary schools or Chinese independent schools, 494 parents were surveyed using a questionnaire. Results showed that parents who sent their children to Chinese independent schools have different priorities compared to those who sent theirs…
Descriptors: School Choice, Foreign Countries, Parents, Private Schools
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Serna, Alejandra García; Vega, José Luis Arcos; García, Juan José Sevilla; Ruiz, María Amparo Oliveros – Higher Education Studies, 2018
We present an analysis regarding generic skills on engineering program offered in a public state university in Mexico (UABC). The university implemented a new educational model changing rigid programs to flexible programs based on competencies. The goal is to determine generic skills related to the four pillars of learning: learning to do,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Basic Skills, Educational Change
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Munongi, Lucia; Pillay, Jace – Improving Schools, 2018
This study aimed to explore Grade 9 learners' perceptions on the extent to which rights and responsibilities are taught in the school curriculum. The sample consisted of 577 learners from 13 public, independent and independent-subsidised schools, randomly sampled from four Johannesburg education districts. Data were collected through a…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, School Districts, Curriculum Development, Statistical Analysis
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White, Marney A.; Mayer, Margaret; Vanderlind, W. Michael; Allswede, Dana – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: Postgraduate education is recognized as a time of intense stress. Rates of anxiety and depression are elevated among graduate students, and longitudinal studies have documented increases in clinical symptoms over the course of training. Purpose: The current study was to evaluate whether an academically sponsored self-care intervention…
Descriptors: Public Health, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Self Management
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Babenko, Oksana; Daniels, Lia M.; White, Jonathan; Oswald, Anna; Ross, Shelley – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
In achievement settings, the types of motivation individuals develop are crucial to their success and to the ways in which they respond to challenges. Considering the competitive nature of medical education and the high stakes of medical practice, it is important to know what types of motivation (conceptualized here as achievement goals) medical…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Physicians, Achievement, Goal Orientation
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Samperiz, Ana; Herrero, Juan – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
The objective of this study was to develop a nonformal environmental education program in a summer camp and to measure its effectiveness increasing environmental knowledge and attitudes of the participants. Seventy six teenagers between 14 and 17 years participated. Activities dealt with both natural and urban environment. Preactivity and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Summer Programs, Environmental Education, Adolescents
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Topcu, Çigdem; Erdur-Baker, Özgür – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2018
The aim of this study is to update the Turkish version of the Revised Cyber Bullying Inventory (RCBI) and eliminate specific technology names. Validity and reliability tests were carried out with 1,803 high school students. The updated version of the RCBI yields valid and reliable scores measuring cyberbullying and victimization.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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