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Roberts, Sheridan – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2008
This paper describes the findings of an OECD project examining ICT impact measurement and analyses based on official statistics. Both economic and social impacts are covered and some results are presented. It attempts to place ICT impacts measurement into an Information Society conceptual framework, provides some suggestions for standardising…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Measurement Techniques
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Haughey, Margaret – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2006
Given the extensive adoption of research orientations that employ qualitative data collection techniques in education, Margaret Haughey found it exciting to read about a meta-analytical method that combined findings from studies within these research orientations with those from the well-established traditional forms that most often employed…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology
Grayson, J. Paul – 1997
This study tested the amount of value added to critical and communication skills by the university experience using a strategy that compared the skills of entering and graduating students at York University (Ontario). The study involved, first, identifying skills that might be improved over the course of a university education; second, developing…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, College Freshmen, College Outcomes Assessment, Communication Skills
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1985
Papers on information technology which were presented at the 1985 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "Technology in the Public Library: The Impact on our Community" (Kenneth E. Dowlin, United States); (2) "Software Evaluation: Sources and Resources in the United Kingdom" (Stephen…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Information Retrieval, Information Science
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Roberts, Douglas A. – Science Education, 1996
Describes the history and current status of qualitative research in science education research. Discusses the issue of the quality of research. (JRH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology
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Bezeau, Lawrence M. – Journal of Education Finance, 1979
Examines a series of measures often used to study inequality of personal income and applies the more theoretically acceptable measures to per pupil expenditure data for Ontario school boards during the period 1965 to 1976. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Expenditure per Student, Foreign Countries