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Frans, Niek; Post, Wendy; Oenema-Mostert, Ineke; Minnaert, Alexander – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2021
Stability is an important underlying assumption in any form of assessment-supported decision-making. Since early years development is frequently described as unstable, the concept plays a central role in the discussion surrounding early years assessment. This paper describes stability as a set of assumptions about the way individual scores change…
Descriptors: Mathematics Tests, Mathematics Achievement, Scores, Kindergarten
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Lam, Ho Cheong – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Phenomenography is internationally well-known for its use in studying learning and teaching in educational settings. This paper begins with the discussion of two approaches reported in the literature to study classroom teaching in the phenomenography tradition. The paper goes on to put forward a third approach that is in essence to return to the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Learning Processes, Chinese
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Nugent, C. L. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Outdoor, and in particular, nature-based pedagogies are distinctive in that the environments where practice is situated, afford opportunities for pedagogues to encourage children to foreground meaning making through engagement with nature's sensory and kinesthetic cues. Observational methods, however, have rarely used approaches sympathetic to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Observation, Natural Resources
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Sun, Shuyan; Pan, Wei – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2014
As applications of multilevel modelling in educational research increase, researchers realize that multilevel data collected in many educational settings are often not purely nested. The most common multilevel non-nested data structure is one that involves student mobility in longitudinal studies. This article provides a methodological review of…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Research
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Barron, Ian – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2013
This article revisits the critical realist ethnographic process that was adopted in my doctoral thesis, which was concerned with the experiences of ethnic identity of white British and Pakistani British children as they started kindergarten in the northwest of England. The article focuses on the ethnography that emerged from the visits that I…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Kindergarten, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Frederick, Karen; Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Sulak, Tracey – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2012
There has been a significant increase in the use of secondary data sets. Many such data sets purport to be nationally representative. Secondary data sets include research commissioned by the National Center for Education Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control, and other public entities. Research increasingly utilizes these secondary data in…
Descriptors: Autism, Statistical Analysis, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Disproportionate Representation