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Kulawiak, Pawel R.; Wilbert, Jürgen – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2020
Sociometrically neglected children are not often liked and not often disliked by their peers. This kind of social information is known as social status. Evidence concerning internalizing behaviour of neglected children is as yet equivocal. Contradictory research results could possibly be attributed to methodological issues of social status…
Descriptors: Peer Acceptance, Social Isolation, Social Status, Classification
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Gomes, Cristiano Mauro Assis; Jelihovschi, Enio – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2020
Regression Tree Method is not yet a mainstream method in Education, despite of being a traditional approach in Machine Learning. We advocate that this method should become mainstream in Education, since, in our point of view, it is the most suitable method to analyse complex datasets, very common in Education. This is, for example, the case of…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Statistical Analysis, Educational Research, Classification
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Nasstrom, Gunilla – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2009
In education, standards have to be interpreted, for planning of teaching, for development of assessments and for alignment analysis. In most cases, it is important that there is an agreement between individuals and organizations about how to interpret standards. However, there is a lack of studies of how consistent different group of judges are…
Descriptors: Classification, Standards, Evaluation Criteria, Interrater Reliability
Nieminen, Timo A.; Choi, Serene Hyun-Jin – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2008
Quantitative behaviour analysis requires the classification of behaviour to produce the basic data. This can be challenging when the theoretical taxonomy does not match observational limitations, or if a theoretical taxonomy is unavailable. Binary keys allow qualitative observation to be used to modify a theoretical taxonomy to produce a practical…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Behavioral Science Research, Classification, Identification
Seale, Jane; Abbott, Chris – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2007
This paper argues that if education practitioners, policy-makers and researchers are to gain insights from new forms of online self-representations, there is a need to take stock of research involving homepages in order to identify important methodological issues and lessons that need to be addressed in future research. Home page authorship…
Descriptors: Ethics, Classification, Research Methodology, Research Problems