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Hoff, Erika; Core, Cynthia; Bridges, Kelly – Journal of Child Language, 2008
Two studies test the hypotheses that individual differences in phonological memory among children younger than two years can be assessed using a non-word repetition task (NWR) and that these differences are related to the children's rates of vocabulary development. NWR accuracy, real word repetition accuracy and productive vocabulary were assessed…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Repetition, Phonological Awareness, Memory
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Van Der Schaaf, M.; Slof, B.; Boven, L.; De Jong, A. – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Teaching is a complex profession and feedback on teacher practices is needed for teachers' development. Many instruments are available to measure teacher practices, but little is known about their quality. This systematic review aimed to gain insight into the quality of instruments available to measure teacher practices. A systematic review based…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Competencies, Test Validity, Measurement Techniques
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Sultana, Nasreen – Language Testing in Asia, 2019
Language assessment literacy (LAL) is a critical field for researchers, scholars, or anyone interested in improving the language teaching environment. Understanding the basics of testing and the ability to perform testing-related activities becomes more significant in test-oriented countries. As such, in the extremely exam-oriented milieu of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Tests, Literacy, Second Language Learning
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Smeed, Judy; Bourke, Terri – Australian Educational Researcher, 2012
An external change agent (ECA) was recently employed in three Queensland schools to align the school curriculum with the requirements of the state's high stakes test known as the Queensland Core Skills test (QCS). This paper reports on the teachers' perceptions of a change process led by an ECA. With the ever-increasing implementation of high…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Alignment (Education), Outsourcing
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Jochim, Ashley; McGuinn, Patrick – Education Next, 2016
This article reports on why states are quitting the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). The two consortia sought to develop state-of-the-art assessments that focused on problem solving and the application of knowledge, and that moved away from former tests'…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Common Core State Standards, Consortia, Resistance (Psychology)
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Saregar, Antomi; Cahyanti, Umi Nur; Misbah; Susilowati, Nur Endah; Anugrah, Adyt; Muhammad, Nurlaela – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2021
The research has been carried out at the Islamic junior high school of East Lampung to determine the effectiveness of the Connecting, Organizing, Reflecting, and Extending (CORE) learning model on students' creative thinking skills on sound waves topic. The research method used was a quasi-experimental design with Non-Equivalent Control Group…
Descriptors: Models, Instructional Effectiveness, Creative Thinking, Islam
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Cook, Christopher M.; Faulkner, Shawn A.; Kinne, Lenore J. – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2009
High-performing middle schools are a critical link in the educational continuum. In an effort to stimulate the sluggish reform efforts of middle schools, the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform established the Schools to Watch recognition program. Using responses of school personnel to a statewide survey, this study examined the…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, School Effectiveness, Recognition (Achievement), Educational Change
Gewertz, Catherine – Education Week, 2012
On the verge of signing a contract to help design assessments for the common standards, ACT Inc. has withdrawn from the project amid conflict-of-interest questions sparked by its own development of a similar suite of tests. Even though it involves only a small subcontract, the move by the Iowa-based test-maker, and the questions from the state…
Descriptors: State Standards, Educational Testing, Academic Standards, Intellectual Property
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Sabat, Isaac E.; Morgan, Whitney B.; Perry, Sara J.; Wang, Ying C. – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2015
It is increasingly important for students to develop practiced and applied knowledge, teamwork skills, and civic engagement in addition to core curriculum knowledge in order to be prepared for the demands of the 21st century workforce. We propose that service-learning, or learning through an applied community service project, can uniquely address…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Skill Development, Teamwork, Citizen Participation
Breakstone, Joel; Smith, Mark; Wineburg, Sam – Phi Delta Kappan, 2013
Teachers need tools and assessments that will prepare students to meet the ambitious goals laid out by the Common Core State Standards. The multiple-choice tests that dominate in history will not prepare students to analyze primary and secondary sources, cite textual evidence to support arguments, consider the influence of an author's perspective,…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, History Instruction, Social Studies
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Pinter, Brad; Matchock, Robert L.; Charles, Eric P.; Balch, William R. – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
Three groups of undergraduates (42 senior graduating psychology majors, 27 first-year premajors taking introductory psychology, and 24 first-year, high-performing nonmajors taking introductory psychology) completed the Psychology Major Field Test (MFT) and a short-answer (SA) essay test on reasoning about core knowledge in psychology. Graduating…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Standardized Tests, Performance Based Assessment, Psychology
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Peterson, Paul E.; Barrows, Samuel; Gift, Thomas – Education Next, 2016
In spite of Tea Party criticism, union skepticism, and anti-testing outcries, the campaign to implement Common Core State Standards (otherwise known as Common Core) has achieved phenomenal success in statehouses across the country. Since 2011, 45 states have raised their standards for student proficiency in reading and math, with the greatest…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Accountability, Program Effectiveness, Success
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Durette, Barthélémy; Fournier, Marina; Lafon, Matthieu – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
In our knowledge society and economy, doctoral education is increasingly considered as a means to produce knowledge workers to feed the needs of the global employment market. This raises concerns about the competencies developed through doctoral training. Surprisingly, only a few studies have addressed this question and most of them are restricted…
Descriptors: Minimum Competencies, Doctoral Degrees, National Surveys, Cluster Grouping
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Steenkamp, Christine M.; Rootman-le Grange, Ilse; Müller-Nedebock, Kristian K. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
The development of learning practices that enable students to transfer knowledge across contexts, is a dominant topic in Physics Education Research. Assessment is a key activity in the learning process. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the value of analysing introductory physics assessments using the Semantics dimension of Legitimation…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Introductory Courses, Scientific Concepts
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Polleck, Jody Nicole; Jeffery, Jill V. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
With adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in a majority of U.S. states came the rapid development of new high-stakes exams. Though researchers have investigated CCSS and related policy initiatives, less attention has been directed toward understanding how the standards have been translated into testing programs. Due to the strong…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Standardized Tests, Case Studies, High School Students
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