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Jin, Hui; Yan, Duanli; Mehl, Cathy E.; Llort, Kenneth; Cui, Wenju – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2021
This study was aimed to develop a general argumentation framework for evaluating the quality of causal arguments across scientific and social contexts. We designed a computer-delivered assessment that contains four scenario-based argumentation tasks. Each task asks students to identify relevant evidence from provided data sources and use the…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Social Problems, Scientific Concepts, Urban Schools
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Fang, Jian-Wen; Chang, Shao-Chen; Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Yang, Gang – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2021
The competences of making good use of digital information and technology as well as making critical judgments and communicating with others have been considered as important educational objectives, in particular, for teacher education. Peer assessment is a frequently adopted learning strategy to assist students in rating and offering instant…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
Grollmann, Philipp; Hugo, Frederik; Thomas, Stefan; Wittig, Wolfgang – European Training Foundation, 2021
Interested in managing existing work-based learning schemes by incorporating monitoring and evaluation methods? Following a brief discussion of the concept of work-based learning, this handbook presents the rationale for monitoring and evaluation as part of good governance. The functioning of work-based learning schemes is represented by a process…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Vocational Education, Program Evaluation, Governance
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Sapouna, Maria – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2018
The patchwork text is an assessment method whereby students produce and share short pieces of writing over the course of a module that are subsequently integrated in a final summative piece. This paper reports on the experience of using this method of assessment in a criminal justice module. The objective behind introducing this form of assessment…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Formative Evaluation, Cooperative Learning
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Grapin, Sally L.; Benson, Nicholas F. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2019
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) aims to ensure that all students are college- and career-ready by requiring all schools to implement high-quality accountability systems and services for students. The ESSA impacts assessment practices in schools by requiring staff to account for a broader range of variables related to student well-being,…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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Orr, Margaret Terry; Hollingworth, Liz – School Leadership & Management, 2018
The Performance Assessment for Leaders (PAL) is a four-task evaluation system designed to improve the quality of initial school leaders in Massachusetts by evaluating candidate readiness using a rigorous, standard assessment system. By design, it is signalling leadership quality expectations to preparation programmes. Through two years of survey…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Educational Administration, Leadership Qualities, Readiness
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Estrada-Molina, Odiel; Fuentes-Cancell, Dieter Reynaldo; Morales, Anaibis Alvarez – Education and Information Technologies, 2022
International reports analyzing current and future educational trends with an emphasis on technologies applied to education declare the importance of the design and application of digital educational resources. Guaranteeing its usability allows obtaining an adequate resource with a high pedagogical and technological quality. The objective of this…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Usability, Computer Software Evaluation
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Muhammad Noh, Nurbaiah; Md Zain, Mohd Raizamzamani; Hamid, Yazmin Sahol; Abu Bakar, Ilyani Akmar; Mohamad, Mazlina – Asian Journal of University Education, 2021
This paper presents the assessment of a continuous assessment in a project for the Dynamics subject using an analytic rubric. Dynamics subject should improve the ability of students to evaluate and solve problems using well-understood basic concepts implemented in a simple logical manner. It focuses on the proper interpretation and application of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Civil Engineering, Scoring Rubrics
Broderick, Patricia C.; Frank, Jennifer L.; Berrena, Elaine; Schussler, Deborah L.; Kohler, Kimberly; Mitra, Joy; Khan, Lamiya; Levitan, Joseph; Mahfouz, Julia; Shields, Lauren; Greenberg, Mark T. – Grantee Submission, 2018
As interest increases in mindfulness in education programs for youth, there is a need to develop reliable measures of the quality of program implementation. This paper describes the development and psychometric properties of a measure that can be used to assess and monitor quality of implementation of mindfulness programs/curricula in typical…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Relaxation Training, Test Construction
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Kramer, Maria; Förtsch, Christian; Stürmer, Julia; Förtsch, Sonja; Seidel, Tina; Neuhaus, Birgit J. – Cogent Education, 2020
A key challenge for teachers is the evaluation of teaching and learning situations in the classroom. Video-based instruments are considered as effective tools for measuring teachers' skills for evaluating classroom situations. This article reports the development and validation of a video-based assessment tool for measuring biology teachers'…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Biology, Measures (Individuals)
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Pinar, Mehmet; Unlu, Emre – British Educational Research Journal, 2020
The UK's Research Excellence Framework (REF) is a system that is intended to evaluate the quality of the research produced by higher education institutes (HEIs) in the UK in three areas: quality of research outputs; impact of this research beyond academia; and research environment. For the next REF, the funding bodies have reviewed the importance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Universities
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Mohiuddin, Khalid; Islam, Mohammad Aminul; Talukder, Shahrear; Alghobiri, Mohammed; Miladi, Mohamed Nadhmi; Ahmed, Ahmed Abdelmotlab – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2020
This study aims to assess and measure students' performances using course-key performance indicators (course-KPIs) in an academic course at a Saudi university. The approach includes three aspects of assessment (i) integrating course components and correlating course learning objectives with the program learning domain, (ii) course evaluation using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, College Students, Behavioral Objectives
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Ismaeel, Dina Ahmed; Al Mulhim, Ensaf Nasser – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article focuses on comparing two e-learning strategies (cooperative versus collaborative) in terms of developing preservice teachers' skills in designing one of the modern Web 2.0 assessment tools (i.e., e-portfolio) and their effects on product quality and achievement motivation towards designing e-portfolio. After the experiment involving…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Electronic Learning, Student Motivation, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Guha, Roneeta; Wagner, Tony; Darling-Hammond, Linda; Taylor, Terri; Curtis, Diane – Learning Policy Institute, 2018
The report on which this brief is based describes performance assessments and their value for guiding and evaluating high school students' learning, as well as informing colleges and universities about what students know and can do. It explores state and local policies that support the use of such assessments, along with emerging higher education…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students
Cochran-Smith, Marilyn; Reagan, Emilie M. – National Academy of Education, 2021
In 2010, as the result of a congressionally mandated study, the National Research Council (NRC) published the report "Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy" (NRC, 2010). Reflecting the unprecedented attention to teacher quality that had emerged internationally in response to the exigencies of the "global knowledge…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teacher Education Programs, Program Evaluation, Knowledge Economy
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