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Torres, Mario S.; Qin, Lixia – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2017
This study explored attitudes and perceptions of Chinese high school students regarding freedom of expression in their country. A survey capturing perceptions over various forms of free speech (e.g., student publication, dress code) was administered to a sample of 838, which included students from both urban and rural areas within Shaanxi Province…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Freedom of Speech
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Musu-Gillette, Lauren; de Brey, Cristobal; McFarland, Joel; Hussar, William; Sonnenberg, William; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report uses statistics to examine current conditions and changes over time in education activities and outcomes for different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. This report shows that over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
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Langston, Randall; Loreto, David – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2017
The field of strategic enrollment management has become increasingly invested in data-informed practices. In 2015, The College at Brockport, State University of New York implemented a recruitment strategy that incorporated both predictive analytics and customer relationship management (CRM) technology. This effort both reduced budget expenditures…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Recruitment, Marketing, Enrollment Management
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Sofiana, Liena; Ayu, Suci Musvita – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2017
Indonesia, being a tropical area with high humidity, is a source of proliferation of worms. Soil-Transmitted Helminths infection is widespread in all rural and urban areas. Children who are infected usually experience lethargy, pallor or anemia, weight loss and listlessness, as well as decreasing their learning concentration and productivity.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Health, Prevention, Soil Science
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Lafferty, George – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2016
This paper explores the potential of feature film to encourage more inclusive, participatory and open learning in the area of employment relations. Evaluations of student responses in a single postgraduate course over a five-year period revealed how feature film could encourage participatory learning processes in which students reexamined their…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Graduate Study, Graduate Students
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Sabbah, Sabah Salman – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
This study explored the potential effect of college students' self-generated computerized mind maps on their reading comprehension. It also investigated the subjects' attitudes toward generating computerized mind maps for reading comprehension. The study was conducted in response to the inability of the foundation-level students, who were learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Concept Mapping, Reading Achievement
Schulz, Wolfram, Ed.; Ainley, John, Ed.; Fraillon, Julian, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2011
This report is structured so as to provide technical detail about each aspect of International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS). The overview is followed by a series of chapters that provide detail about different aspects of ICCS. Chapters, 2, 3, 4, and 5 are concerned with the instruments. Chapter 2 provides information about the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civics, Citizenship Education, Cognitive Tests
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Bramley, Tom – Educational Research, 2005
In setting the cut-scores on National Curriculum tests it is important to maintain standards. In the process of test development, both within and across years, changes are made to the style of the questions in order to increase their "accessibility". This raises the question of whether a more accessible test should have higher cut-scores. Purely…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Standards, Equated Scores, Cutting Scores
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Williams, Trevor; Williams, Kitty; Kastberg, David; Jocelyn, Leslie – Oxford Review of Education, 2005
A statistical relationship between student affect and student achievement is routinely observed--students who like a particular subject also tend to do well in that subject. Theory suggests that the underlying causality is a mutual influence relationship in which affect influences, and is influenced by, achievement. Published analyses, however,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Evaluation
National Science Foundation, 2004
Student performance in mathematics and science, as measured by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), has improved somewhat over the past 3 decades, but not consistently. Improvements have occurred across all racial/ethnic subgroups. This document contains quantitative analysis of key aspects of the scope, quality, and vitality of…
Descriptors: Engineering, Sciences, National Competency Tests, Educational Improvement
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Hsu, Louis M. – Psychological Methods, 2004
The intent of a binomial effect size display (BESD) is to show "the [real-world] importance of [an] effect indexed by a correlation [r]" (R. Rosenthal, 1994, p. 242) by reexpressing this correlation as a success rate difference (SRD) (e.g., treatment group success rate - control group success rate). However, SRDs displayed in BESDs generally…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Effect Size, Outcomes of Education, Correlation
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Spiel, Christiane; Gluck, Judith; Gossler, Heimo – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2001
Demonstrates the use of Rasch models to assess the dimensionality of an item set across cohorts in longitudinal studies. Presents data from a study on adolescents' deductive reasoning ability showing that the same test items can be measuring qualitatively different latent traits in different subsamples or at different time points. (JPB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Processes
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Gluck, Judith; Indurkhya, Alka – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2001
Demonstrates how Rasch models can be used to study differences in item salience within and across time points, and that even if a test does not fulfill assumptions of the Rasch model, it can be used to obtain information on item functioning across participants and over time. Illustrates method using longitudinal data from Baltimore Prevention…
Descriptors: High School Students, High Schools, Longitudinal Studies, Measurement Techniques
Mashhadi, Azam – 1996
R. Zubir and M. Pope (1984) and K. Howe (1985, 1988) have argued against the "tyranny of methodological dogma" and that the division between quantitative psychometric and qualitative phenomenological and anthropological traditions is unnecessary. The postmodern self-consciousness of educational research has resulted in the realization that there…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Educational Research, Phenomenology, Psychometrics
Gaebelein, Jacquelyn W. – 1980
Research strategies used to study human aggression include laboratory study, experimental simulation, field experiment, field study, judgment task, sample survey, and less empirical strategies such as computer simulations and formal theory. The context of these strategies can be classified as either contrived, natural, or irrelevant. Major issues…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavioral Science Research, Field Studies, Laboratory Experiments
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