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Wired At Western: Computer Technology At Western Washington University, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Sep 2000

Wired At Western: Computer Technology At Western Washington University, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

A summary of findings from various surveys delving into the issue of how computer savvy WWU faculty and students might be.


Longitudinal Findings From The 1999 Lifestyles Survey, Patricia M. Fabiano, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Kristoffer W. (Kristoffer Williams) Rhoads, Chris Stark Sep 2000

Longitudinal Findings From The 1999 Lifestyles Survey, Patricia M. Fabiano, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Kristoffer W. (Kristoffer Williams) Rhoads, Chris Stark

Office of Survey Research

Longitudinal study of Lifestyles AOD survey data.


Wwu Lifestyles Project Iv: Patterns Of Alcohol And Drug Consumption And Consequences Among Western Washington University Students, Patricia M. Fabiano, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Kristoffer W. (Kristoffer Williams) Rhoads, Chris B. Stark May 2000

Wwu Lifestyles Project Iv: Patterns Of Alcohol And Drug Consumption And Consequences Among Western Washington University Students, Patricia M. Fabiano, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Kristoffer W. (Kristoffer Williams) Rhoads, Chris B. Stark

Office of Survey Research

Results of the Lifestyles IV survey of AOD consumption and consequences among Western students.


Freshmen Interest Group (Figs) Pilot Program Report: Executive Summary, Kris Bulcroft, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney May 2000

Freshmen Interest Group (Figs) Pilot Program Report: Executive Summary, Kris Bulcroft, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

A summary of findings from the FIGs Pilot Program Technical Report.


Freshmen Interest Group (Fig) Report, Kris Bulcroft, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney May 2000

Freshmen Interest Group (Fig) Report, Kris Bulcroft, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

Summary and analysis of FIGs-related data, including survey and Student Tracking System data.


Aboriginal Students Perceptions Of The Effect Of Vocational Education And Training On Post School Experiences, Steven J. Florisson Jan 2000

Aboriginal Students Perceptions Of The Effect Of Vocational Education And Training On Post School Experiences, Steven J. Florisson

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

Over the past decade there have been dramatic and unprecedented changes in post compulsory education, with an increase of over 40% for year 12 retention rates to 76.6% in 1992 and huge expansion of year 11 and 12 vocational education and training programs. However, for Aboriginal past compulsory age students, the picture is very different. In 1993 the year 12 Aboriginal retention rate was only 24.48% or 982 students (Australia wide), and by 1996 only 10% of the indigenous 15 and older population had any post school qualification, compared to 35% of the total population. Only 34% of ...


Patterns Of Participation In Year 12 And Higher Education In Australia : Trends And Issues, Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming, Michael Long, Julie Mcmillan Dec 1999

Patterns Of Participation In Year 12 And Higher Education In Australia : Trends And Issues, Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming, Michael Long, Julie Mcmillan

Nicole Wernert

The report examines participation in education in Australia. It addresses several policy and conceptual issues relevant to educational participation. These include rurality, ethnicity, Indigenous status, socioeconomic background, part-time work, individual schools, and psychological factors.


Item Panelling, Or Cognitive Walk-Through, Ross Turner Dec 1999

Item Panelling, Or Cognitive Walk-Through, Ross Turner

Ross Turner

Item panelling is a process with a long history at ACER. Essentially the same process is referred to in the US Cognitive Laboratory literature as a ‘cognitive walk-through’. Test development agencies in the UK use the phrase ‘item shredding’ to describe essentially the same process. Item panelling is one of a number of essential steps in the development of high quality test items. It is a means of subjecting draft test material to the scrutiny of experts who can provide a rigorous evaluation of the quality of the material, and where appropriate can propose ways in which the material may ...