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Stamper, John, Ed.; Pardos, Zachary, Ed.; Mavrikis, Manolis, Ed.; McLaren, Bruce M., Ed. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2014
The 7th International Conference on Education Data Mining held on July 4th-7th, 2014, at the Institute of Education, London, UK is the leading international forum for high-quality research that mines large data sets in order to answer educational research questions that shed light on the learning process. These data sets may come from the traces…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Data Processing, Data Analysis, Data Collection
Carson, Cristi, Ed. – Online Submission, 2011
The NEAIR (North East Association for Institutional Research) 2011 Conference Proceedings is a compilation of papers presented at the Boston, Massachusetts conference. Papers in this document include: (1) Are Students Dropping Out or Dragging Out the College Experience? The Roles of Socioeconomic Status and Academic Background (Leslie S. Stratton…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Dropouts, Time to Degree, College Students
Frederick, Beth, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
The NEAIR 2010 Conference Proceedings is a compilation of papers presented at the Saratoga Springs, New York conference. Papers in this document include: (1) Collaboration Between Student Affairs and Institutional Research: A Model for the Successful Assessment of Students' College Experience (Michael N. Christakis and Joel D. Bloom); (2) Direct…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Student Personnel Services, Cooperation, College Students
Eberts, Randall W., Ed.; O'Leary, Christopher J., Ed.; Wandner, Stephen A., Ed. – 2002
This document contains 13 papers on targeting employment services. The following papers are included: "Targeting Employment Services under the Workforce Investment Act" (Stephen A. Wandner); "Predicting the Exhaustion of Unemployment Compensation" (Robert B. Olsen, Marisa Kelso, Paul T. Decker, Daniel H. Klepinger);…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Services, Decision Making, Delivery Systems
Cervenka, Edward J.; And Others – 1980
Follow-up studies are necessary for investigating the long-term, enduring, anticipated effects of bilingual education. Investigations need to be based on a recognition of their value to educational audiences, the relative merits of research issues, attention to the problem of attrition, proper selection of dependent measures, and the merits of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Followup Studies, Measurement Objectives
The military utilizes tests extensively and should be aware of current testing problems. A conference composed of members from the business, educational, and military communities, both foreign and domestic, was held and these major issues addressed: (1) The Development of Training Requirements; (2) Personnel Assignment Using Interest Inventories;…
Descriptors: Computers, Interest Inventories, Measurement Techniques, Military Personnel
Clark, Cynthia L., Ed. – 1976
The principal objectives of this conference were to exchange information, discuss theoretical and empirical developments, and to coordinate research efforts. The papers and their authors are: "The Graded Response Model of Latent Trait Theory and Tailored Testing" by Fumiko Samejima; (Incomplete Orders and Computerized Testing" by Norman Cliff;…
Descriptors: Ability, Adaptive Testing, Bayesian Statistics, Branching
Coffman, William E., Ed. – 1973
The conference, dedicated to E.F. Lindquist, focused on three areas in which E.F. Lindquist pioneered: the development of tests of educational achievement, design and analysis techniques in educational research, and an application of electronic data processing to educational problems. Two of the papers are about the contributions to measurement…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs
Thornton, Julie, Ed. – 1994
The Language Aptitude Symposium papers include: "Prognostication and Language Aptitude Testing, 1925-62" (Bernard Spolsky); "You, the Government, and Language Aptitude" (Government Roundtable; abstract only); "Styles of Thinking and Learning" (Robert Sternberg); "Current Research in Measuring Listening"…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Affective Objectives, Age Differences, Attitude Change
Gage, N. L., Ed. – 1973
The Stull Act (after its principal sponsor, Assemblyman John Stull) requires all school districts in California to adopt a uniform set of guidelines for use in evaluating the professional competence of their certificated personnel. The act went into effect on September 1, 1972. In the spring of 1972, it became apparent from newspaper articles that…
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Administrators, Conference Reports, Educational Objectives
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New York Community Trust, NY. – 1977
Papers presented at a working conference on new developments in measuring financial conditions of colleges and universities included the following: "Using Financial Indicators for Public Policy Purposes," by George W. Bonham; "Conceptual Advances in Specifying Financial Indicators: Cash Flows in the Short and Long Run," by Hans…
Descriptors: College Administration, Conference Reports, Economic Factors, Educational Economics