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Dobrescu, Emilian – Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods, 2008
This article presents the author's address at the 2007 "Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods" ("JAQM") prize awarding festivity. The festivity was included in the opening of the 4th International Conference on Applied Statistics, November 22, 2008, Bucharest, Romania. In the address, the author reflects on three theses that…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Epistemology, Statistical Analysis, Statistical Studies
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Berchtold, André – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
Most quantitative studies in the social sciences suffer from missing data. However, despite the large availability of documents and software to treat such data, it appears that many social scientists do not apply good practices regarding missing data. We analyzed quantitative papers published in 2017 in six top-level social science journals.…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Research Methodology, Social Science Research, Data Analysis
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Pogrow, Stanley – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2020
It is time to reform the quantitative methods courses in leadership programs -- typically, these are statistics courses with arcane statistics textbooks. There is growing evidence that these "rigorous" scientific methods actually mislead practice because the vast majority of practices found to be "effective" or…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Educational Change, Statistics, Research Methodology
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Ansloos, Jeffrey Paul; Wager, Amanda Claudia – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
Indigenous youth are disproportionately impacted by homelessness in Canada. Little is known about Indigenous youths' lived experiences of homelessness and the dominant methodological orientation in related research uses quantitative research methods. There have been calls for increased engagement in qualitative and arts-based research methods. In…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Community Programs
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Rourke, Kerry E.; Halsey, Robert F.; Sokuvitz, Sydel; Wilson, Peter R. – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The authors describe a component of Babson College's master of science in accounting program that links a technical analysis course with writing and oral communication courses to provide students with skills necessary to efficiently manage group-centered projects and effectively communicate technical information. Initial quantitative and…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Communication, Masters Programs, Program Descriptions
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Kuchta, Dorota; Rynca, Radoslaw; Skorupka, Dariusz; Duchaczek, Artur – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: In the literature, there are many methods that can be helpful in strategic management of universities. Some of them are related to the aspect of sustainability, in terms of balancing the level of fulfillment of different, often conflicting objectives, which must be considered when building strategies. These methods include product/service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, College Administration, Universities
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Hadad, Yossi; Keren, Baruch; Ben-Yair, Avner – Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods, 2010
In this paper we will demonstrate how productivity and improvement rate of urban organizational units (called also Decision Making Units--DMUs) may be assessed when measured along several time periods. The assessment and subsequent ranking of cities is achieved by means of the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) methodology to determine DMU's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Productivity, Improvement, Efficiency
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Suntusia; Dafik; Hobri – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The present study aims to investigate the effectiveness of Research Based Learning (RBL) in improving students' learning achievement in solving two dimensional arithmetic sequence problems. The study applied triangulation method including qualitative and quantitative methods. The research subjects were 4th-semester students of higher education.…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Student Improvement, Academic Achievement, Problem Solving
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Scheithauer, Mindy; Muething, Colin S.; Silva, Meghan R.; Gerencser, Kristina R.; Krantz, Joelle; Call, Nathan A. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Objectives: Evaluations of treatments using applied behavior analysis (ABA) for challenging behavior have relied mostly on direct behavioral observation. While observation is crucial, qualitative information can also be beneficial. In this study, we describe methods for using qualitative information in ABA treatments for challenging behavior.…
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Wallace, Tanner LeBaron; Kuo, Eric – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
Although there is increasing recognition of the value of mixed-methods research, many publication spaces remain methodologically siloed, primarily publishing either qualitative or quantitative research studies. This methodological siloing presents a risk to coherence in the psychological sciences if qualitative and quantitative research traditions…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Periodicals, Educational Psychology, Psychological Studies
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Chou, Te-Lien; Wu, Jia-Jia; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
This study investigates critical thinking (CT) studies in e-learning settings to provide a comprehensive analysis of CT studies. Research indexed in the Web of Science database which includes major peer-reviewed social sciences citation index journals in the e-learning field from January 2006 to November 2017 was searched for a systematic review…
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Electronic Learning
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Brown, James A. L. – Journal of Biological Education, 2020
To succeed, undergraduate science students need to both acquire knowledge, and learn to apply it effectively. Here a novel 1st year undergraduate module (incorporating blended learning, applied bioinformatic skills and scientific posters) is described and its effectiveness evaluated (quantitatively and qualitatively). The aims were to engage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Science Process Skills, Hands on Science
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Marasini, Donata; Quatto, Piero – Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods, 2011
Let X be a statistical variable representing student ratings of University teaching. It is natural to assume for X an ordinal scale consisting of k categories (in ascending order of satisfaction). At first glance, student ratings can be summarized by a location index (such as the mode or the median of X) associated with a convenient measure of…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, College Instruction, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Data Interpretation
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Celik, Aysegul – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
In this study, a mixed method was used. The sample consisted of 175 female and 155 male fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grade students studying in a public secondary school in the Central Anatolia Region in Turkey. The sample was used in accordance with a cluster sampling method, a type of probability sampling. In the quantitative dimension of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Yolcu, Melek; Mirioglu, Meryem – Asian Journal of University Education, 2020
This study aims to investigate (a) the perceptions of 8th grade Turkish EFL learners regarding the importance and use of L2 vocabulary learning strategies (VLS), (b) to find out the relationship between perceived importance level and application level of VLS and (c) to unearth the most and the least frequently applied VLS by EFL learners in their…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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