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Goodman, Kenneth S., Ed.; And Others – 1989
Intended for teachers from kindergarten through adult education and for administrators, this book demonstrates how teachers have created environments that facilitate whole language evaluation. Articles in the book discuss strategies used in evaluating students' growth across many curricular areas, including reading, writing, and second language…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Alternative Assessment, Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ashby, Alison; Richardson, John T. E.; Woodley, Alan – Open Learning, 2011
National student feedback surveys are administered in a number of countries, and several of these encompass both campus-based and distance learning students. The UK Open University achieves a high ranking in the annual National Student Survey (NSS), but there are some anomalies in the results. The NSS questionnaire was administered to three…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Open Universities, Student Attitudes, Distance Education
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Braun, Edith; Woodley, Alan; Richardson, John T. E.; Leidner, Bernhard – Educational Research Review, 2012
This paper provides a theoretical review of self-rated competences questionnaires. This topic is influenced by the ongoing world-wide reform of higher education, which has led to a focus on the learner outcomes of higher education. Consequently, questionnaires on self-rated competences have increasingly been employed. However, self-ratings are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Questionnaires, Competence, Educational Change
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Mallia, Gorg, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
As technology is being integrated into educational processes, teachers are searching for new ways to enhance student motivation and learning. Through shared experiences and the results of empirical research, educators can ease social networking sites into instructional usage. "The Social Classroom: Integrating Social Network Use in…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Social Networks
Woodley, Carol; Woodley, John – Momentum, 1981
Argues that, while children need to learn the syntactic, symantic, and graphonic cuing systems necessary to reading, the ultimate focus of elementary reading instruction should be reading for meaning. Describes an ideal classroom where students constantly interact with reading and writing and developing personal motivations for effective language…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Classroom Environment, Elementary Education, Phonics
Woodley, John W. – 1985
Retrospective Miscue Analysis (RMA) is an effective instructional procedure in which a group of readers listen to tape recordings of oral readings. A group member may stop the tape whenever a miscue is identified. The miscue is then analyzed by answering questions about the miscue. RMA can be easily adapted for use with microcomputers or for…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Research, Higher Education, Microcomputers
Woodley, John W. – 1986
A study investigated the ability of university undergraduates in introductory classes to study effectively. Subjects, 64 students in a western civilization class and 68 students in a sociology class at a moderately sized comprehensive university in a northern plains state, were administered a cloze passage constructed from the textbook being used,…
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, College Students, Content Area Reading, Higher Education
Woodley, John W. – 1984
Eighty-two undergraduate and graduate students at a major southwestern university participated in a study integrating reading research utilizing tachistoscopes with current knowledge based on analysis of reading connected texts. A tachistoscope was used to examine the nature of visual perception in relation to the ability of the subjects to apply…
Descriptors: Connected Discourse, Higher Education, Learning Processes, Reading Ability
Woodley, John W. – 1984
To gain a better understanding of visual perception in reading, a study tested the predictive validity of the Goodman Model of Reading by measuring the extent to which 82 college students (graduate and undergraduate) were able to perceive and accurately report 10 lines of print. It also attempted to integrate research conducted over the past 100…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Reader Text Relationship
Woodley, John W. – 1988
Several approaches to reading assessment, based on the whole language approach, can provide teachers with a frame of reference to guide them in making decisions about selecting and planning classroom activities. The more traditional approach to reading assessment, usually referred to as reading diagnosis, focuses on the final product (the test…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education
Woodley, John W. – 1988
Teaching a course in content area reading instruction means that a professor will have students with a broad range of experiences and interests, all of which must be taken into account in the instructional process by providing many opportunities for choice and self-selection. The modeling of effective teaching is a strategy that can encourage…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Education Majors, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation
Woodley, John W. – 1985
Retrospective Miscue Analysis (RMA) is a curriculum tool for use in the preservice preparation of reading teachers. The questioning procedure in RMA is designed to encourage consideration of reading as a meaning-getting process rather than as a process of seeking accuracy or perfection. The technique, which involves the teachers in analyzing a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Language Processing, Learning Activities, Miscue Analysis
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Pather, Nalini; Blyth, Phil; Chapman, Jamie A.; Dayal, Manisha R.; Flack, Natasha A.M.S.; Fogg, Quentin A.; Green, Rodney A.; Hulme, Anneliese K.; Johnson, Ian P.; Meyer, Amanda J.; Morley, John W.; Shortland, Peter J.; Štrkalj, Goran; Štrkalj, Mirjana; Valter, Krisztina; Webb, Alexandra L.; Woodley, Stephanie J.; Lazarus, Michelle D. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2020
Australian and New Zealand universities commenced a new academic year in February/March 2020 largely with "business as usual." The subsequent Covid-19 pandemic imposed unexpected disruptions to anatomical educational practice. Rapid change occurred due to government-imposed physical distancing regulations from March 2020 that…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Science Instruction, Educational Practices, Disease Incidence
Woodley, John W.; Smith, R. Lee – 1988
Methods used to diagnose a seven-year old boy's reading problems illustrate the fact that reading assessments based upon a reader's strengths and a reader's understanding and control of the process will provide information which is more useful to teachers and parents than that provided by the numerical results of standardized tests. After Andrew,…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Case Studies, Informal Reading Inventories, Primary Education
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Brennan, John; Williams, Ruth; Woodley, Alan – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2005
This chapter examines the current uses of alumni studies in the United Kingdom and outlines their challenges and limitations to informing policy and curriculum reform.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Alumni
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