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Cronin, Linda L.; Capie, William – 1985
The purpose of this study was to compare the scoring of Teacher Performance Assessment Instruments (TPAI) indicators using discrete descriptors when some are considered "essential" with the scoring of these same indicators, and when no descriptors are considered essential. The two questions addressed in this study were: (1) To what…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Behavior Rating Scales, Classroom Observation Techniques, Data Collection
Yap, Kueh Chin; Capie, William – 1985
The purpose of this study was to compare the relative magnitude of the variance components and generalizability coefficients derived from the Teacher Performance Assessment Instruments (TPAI) data using two different methods of data collection: (1) occasions when observers were in the classroom for simultaneous observation and (2) occasions when…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Classroom Observation Techniques, Data Collection, Elementary Secondary Education
Trent, John H.; Gilman, Robert A. – 1984
This study was designed to determine the feasibility of using the Teacher Performance Assessment Instruments (TPAI) to evaluate student teacher performance in northern Nevada by a more accurate and mutually acceptable method. Developed and validated by the University of Georgia, passing the TPAI is required for teacher certification in Georgia.…
Descriptors: Competence, Cooperating Teachers, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
Lysiak, Fae; Perez, Anna – 1985
This paper presents the three year process used in developing a teacher evaluation model for the Fort Worth (Texas) Independent School District. Based on Dr. Richard Manatt's School Improvement Model for Teacher Performance Evaluation, the purposes of the model were to improve teaching skills and to enable valid and reliable judgements concerning…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Competency Based Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation
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Tobin, Kenneth – Science Education, 1986
Reports on a study to extend the concurrent and predictive validity of the Teacher Performance Assessment Instrument by including a sample of middle school science teachers. The validity criteria for the study involved observing student engagement and integrated process skill achievement. (TW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Observation Techniques, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
Cronin, Linda; Capie, William – 1986
The influence of day-to-day variation in teacher performance on the reliability and validity of teacher assessment was examined. An attempt was made to identify and quantify sources of score variation attributable to differences in teacher performance, day of observation, observers, and test subscales; and to determine their effects on reliability…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Rating Scales, Classroom Observation Techniques, Evaluation Methods