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Skolnik, Michael – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
This article was written in response to concerns that have been expressed about the possible consequences of an increasing number of countries overtaking the United States in educational attainment. International statistics on educational attainment were analyzed, questions about comparability of data were discussed, and the impact of different…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, Reputation, Educational Attainment
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Gierl, Mark J.; Lai, Hollis – International Journal of Testing, 2012
Automatic item generation represents a relatively new but rapidly evolving research area where cognitive and psychometric theories are used to produce tests that include items generated using computer technology. Automatic item generation requires two steps. First, test development specialists create item models, which are comparable to templates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Test Construction, Test Items
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Petocz, Peter; Sowey, Eric – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2012
The term "data snooping" refers to the practice of choosing which statistical analyses to apply to a set of data after having first looked at those data. Data snooping contradicts a fundamental precept of applied statistics, that the scheme of analysis is to be planned in advance. In this column, the authors shall elucidate the…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries, Questioning Techniques
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
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