Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Student assessment

Book Gallery

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Education

Using Data To Support Learning In Schools : Students, Teachers, Systems, Gabrielle Matters May 2006

Using Data To Support Learning In Schools : Students, Teachers, Systems, Gabrielle Matters

Australian Education Review

AER 49 examines the issues raised by the ACER Research Conference 2005: Using Data to Support Learning. It analyses the conference papers, distils the essence of the conference 'conversations', and contextualises them in the light of a survey of the broader Australian and international literature on using data to support learning. Section 1 sets the context by providing definitions and an organisational framework. Section 2 discusses some purposes for collecting and analysing educational data, and considers the role of data in professional work. It addresses issues associated with identifying potential data sources, including consideration of the decision-making required to locate ...