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Kotamraju, Pradeep; Richards, Amanda; Wun, Jolene; Klein, Steven G. – National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2010
This project assesses the feasibility of creating a voluntary, nationwide data dictionary that can be used to standardize the reporting of postsecondary accountability reporting requirements for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (otherwise known as Perkins IV). Variables, field codes, and programming instructions,…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Profiles, Data Collection, Accountability
Dorn, Charles M.; Sabol, Robert; Madeja, Stanley S.; Sabol, F. Robert – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2004
"Assessing Expressive Learning" is the only book in the art education field to date to propose and support a research-supported teacher-directed authentic assessment model for evaluating K-12 studio art, and to offer practical information on how to implement the model. This practical text for developing visual arts assessment for grades…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Creativity, Evaluation Methods, Measurement Techniques
Shen, Jianping; Ma, Xin – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2013
Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) has gained national momentum. The authors first present a national scene of QRIS and then use Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County as a case study to illustrate a number of things. First, they look at the logic model behind the QRIS. Next, they review the design and implementation of the QRIS in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Quality, Rating Scales, Educational Improvement
Law School Survey of Student Engagement, 2011
The Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) focuses on activities that affect learning in law school. This year's results show how law students spend their time, what they think about their experience in law school, and guide schools in their efforts to improve engagement and learning. The selected results are based on responses from more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Legal Education (Professions), Law Students
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2007
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2006
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students
Miller, Greg, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings contain 48 presentations and 15 poster abstracts. Papers include "Computer Tasks Required in Selected Undergraduate Agriculture Courses" (Johnson, Ferguson, Vokinnns, Lester); "College of Agriculture Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Technologies in Teaching" (Dooley, Murphy); "Steering Through Turbulent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences
Dilger, Sandra C.; Roland, D. Craig – 1993
The paper affirms the necessity to incorporate new technology and new assessment techniques into any restructuring of the way the Florida state system of public schools now functions at the local school level. If the intent of public education is to prepare students to become thinking, contributing members of the 21st century, teachers not only…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. – 1983
A brief introduction states the purpose of and summarizes the five presentations made at a Southwest Educational Development Laboratory Regional Exchange (SEDL/RX) Project conference and notes that the SEDL/RX publication, "Evaluation of Educational Software: A Guide to Guides," was produced for use as a reference guide by participants…
Descriptors: Clearinghouses, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria
Kirleis, Kathryn – 1995
This practicum was designed to explore the impact that exposure to conflict management had on emotionally and behaviorally disordered high school students. High school students who participated in this study were from the west coast of central Florida. The practicum objectives were for students to show a 25% increase in the use of conflict…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Conflict Resolution, Educational Research, Emotional Disturbances
National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ. – 1991
In 1990, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) included a Trial State Assessment (TSA); for the first time in the NAEP's history, voluntary state-by-state assessments (37 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and the Virgin Islands) were made. The sample was designed to represent the 8th grade public school population in a state…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Calculators, Educational Assessment, Family Environment
Snyder, Karolyn J.; Anderson, Robert H. – 1986
Intended for use by graduate students in educational administration and supervision as well as by practicing school administrators, this book is a guide to the most effective practices surrounding the school principalship. Ideas in the book reflect current views of good management, including systems approaches, participative and collaborative…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Ecology, Educational Administration
Dick, Walter – 1986
This study examines a sample of reports submitted by publishers to the Florida Department of Education for school textbook revisions to be adopted during 1985-86. The study determines (1) state Learner Verification and Revision (LVR) procedures used by publishers, (2) problems reflected in the reports, and (3) recommendations on the conduct and…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Bucuvalas, Tina – 1988
Folklore and folk arts encompass the body of traditional knowledge learned and artifacts produced outside of formal institutions as a result of participation in folk groups. A great portion of daily life and culture is folk. Folklore and folk arts acquire distinctly local characteristics through the influences of geography, history, or talented…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Folk Culture
Barnes, Marianne Betkouski; Barnes, Lehman W. – 1989
This study consolidated observations of teachers in an institute setting designed to facilitate science learning content through performing science processes and asking questions related to self-perceived conceptual difficulties. The subjects were 11 elementary school teachers from a school district in Northeast Florida; they were enrolled in a…
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Concept Formation, Educational Improvement, Elementary School Science