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The Development Of A Single Scale For Mapping Progress In Mathematical Competence, Ross Turner, Gayl O'Connor Mar 2015

The Development Of A Single Scale For Mapping Progress In Mathematical Competence, Ross Turner, Gayl O'Connor

Ross Turner

The authors’ intention is to develop a progress map that describes increasing mathematical competence. The main purpose of this chapter is to describe the means by which the research team has been able to use the data from a longitudinal testing program to build and refine a picture of growth in mathematical competence. In this chapter, conceptualisation of the underlying variable to be measured in developing a mathematical progress map is considered, and approaches to its development are discussed. The approach adopted is described and the results of the application of that methodology to the data generated through this research ...


State Differences In Achievement Among Secondary School Students In Australia, Gary Marks, John Cresswell Sep 2012

State Differences In Achievement Among Secondary School Students In Australia, Gary Marks, John Cresswell

Dr John Cresswell

A number of recent national studies of student achievement in secondary school have reported differences between the Australian states and territories. State differences are often viewed as insubstantial or as simply reflecting sociodemographic factors, or differences between the states in the grades or ages of the students sampled. In this article, the authors show that state differences are larger than generally assumed and cannot be attributed to socioeconomic and demographic factors. Generally, student achievement in reading, mathematics and science are higher in New South Wales than the other states, once demographic and grade differences are taken into account. Of concern ...


Putting Achievement Growth In Context: Modeling Individual Growth In Literacy And Numeracy, Siek Toon Khoo, Marion Meiers Aug 2012

Putting Achievement Growth In Context: Modeling Individual Growth In Literacy And Numeracy, Siek Toon Khoo, Marion Meiers

Marion Meiers

No abstract provided.


Evaluation Of The Access To Excellence Initiative In Victorian Government Secondary Schools, Marion Meiers, Adrian Beavis, Lawrence Ingvarson Aug 2012

Evaluation Of The Access To Excellence Initiative In Victorian Government Secondary Schools, Marion Meiers, Adrian Beavis, Lawrence Ingvarson

Marion Meiers

Report prepared for the Department of Education and Training, Victoria.


Pathways Through Tafe: Entry, Progress And Outcomes, Julie Mcmillan, Sheldon Rothman May 2012

Pathways Through Tafe: Entry, Progress And Outcomes, Julie Mcmillan, Sheldon Rothman

Dr Sheldon Rothman

No abstract provided.


Transition To Further Education: The First-Year Experience, Julie Mcmillan, Kylie Hillman Feb 2012

Transition To Further Education: The First-Year Experience, Julie Mcmillan, Kylie Hillman

Kylie Hillman

Look at tertiary study in terms of academic failure and attrition, and research clearly identifies the first year of study at university or TAFE as the year of highest risk. Put otherwise, completion of the first year is 'more than half the battle' when it comes to the completion of a degree or diploma. Since that's the case, it's worth developing a fuller understanding of young people's experiences and perceptions of their first year of tertiary study, particularly to understand why people change their course of study, why they discontinue their studies and how they develop as ...


Creative Writing And An Overlooked Population, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Creative Writing And An Overlooked Population, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

As a regional institution, our university's historic mission is to train area teachers who must operate under the auspices of the Kentucky Educational Reform Act, which mandates extensive writing portfolios i Grades 4,7, and 12. While these portfolios may include as much as 50% creative writing or work employing creative writing techniques, a recent survey of teachers responsible for guiding students revealed that not a single teacher had ever taken a course in creative writing pedagogy and only a handful had even had any formal training in creative writing. We suggested that this lack of teacher training was ...


Why Fiction And 'The Odour Of Chrysanthemums, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Why Fiction And 'The Odour Of Chrysanthemums, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Should Willa Cather Be Taught? Going Beyond The Canon Wars, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Should Willa Cather Be Taught? Going Beyond The Canon Wars, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


How To Find And Fix 'Plotholes': Watch For Common Problems That Can Sidetrack Your Novel, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

How To Find And Fix 'Plotholes': Watch For Common Problems That Can Sidetrack Your Novel, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

This article offers advice for writer on preventing major plotholes in fiction. Selection of information to be revealed earlier in story; Establishment of credibility of facts; Link of plot events with the motivation of the main character.


An Evaluation Of The Schools For Innovation And Excellence Initiative In Victorian Government Schools, Lawrence Ingvarson, Siek-Toon Khoo, Adrian Beavis, Marion Meiers Jul 2011

An Evaluation Of The Schools For Innovation And Excellence Initiative In Victorian Government Schools, Lawrence Ingvarson, Siek-Toon Khoo, Adrian Beavis, Marion Meiers

Dr Siek Toon Khoo

Report prepared for the Office of Teaching and Learning, Department of Education and Training, Victoria


Leadership In Catholic Schools : Development Framework And Standards Of Practice, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Lawrence Ingvarson Apr 2010

Leadership In Catholic Schools : Development Framework And Standards Of Practice, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Lawrence Ingvarson

Dr Elizabeth Kleinhenz

This study emphasises the connections between the work of leaders and the core functions of schooling. It draws these connections in the context of the values and beliefs of the Catholic Church and the mission of Catholic schools in their communities. The Framework has been developed with two main purposes in mind. The first is to guide the professional learning and development of aspiring leaders and to encourage teachers to consider movement into leadership positions. The second is to unite Catholic schools around a vision of agreed leadership practices for leaders – 'the standards' – and to provide a foundation for formalised ...


Sibyl 2006, Otterbein University Dec 2005

Sibyl 2006, Otterbein University

Otterbein University Yearbooks

No abstract provided.


The University Of Iowa End Of Session Class Counts, Fall 2005, University Of Iowa Dec 2005

The University Of Iowa End Of Session Class Counts, Fall 2005, University Of Iowa

University of Iowa Class Count

The class count report offers a breakdown of course enrollment by course section and the students' primary program of study program college and student classification.


Common Data Set 2004-05, Sharon Schmidtz Dec 2005

Common Data Set 2004-05, Sharon Schmidtz

Office of Survey Research

Data set for 2004-2005


Bullseye Models Using Excel And Geometer's Sketchpad, Heather Hoad Dec 2005

Bullseye Models Using Excel And Geometer's Sketchpad, Heather Hoad

Lesson Plans

Throughout this problem students explored the concepts of probability, percentage, and graphic representations of data. Students began by discussing the variables involved in playing a game of darts including: player skill level, strength, accuracy, coordination, gravity, etc. They then made hypothesized the number of darts out of 100 attempts that would land in each of the point value areas. During the remainder of the project, the class tested their hypothesis through a real life dart board model and an online dartboard simulation model. Students used a real-life magnetic dartboard to collectively gather data on 100 darts thrown and an online ...


A Profile Of Students Enrolled At The University Of Iowa, Winter Session 2005-2006, University Of Iowa Dec 2005

A Profile Of Students Enrolled At The University Of Iowa, Winter Session 2005-2006, University Of Iowa

Profile of Students Enrolled at the University of Iowa

No abstract provided.


The University Of Iowa Tuition And Fees. Part 1: Tuition-Related Fees And Miscellaneous Fees For Academic Year 2006-07, University Of Iowa, Office Of The Registrar Dec 2005

The University Of Iowa Tuition And Fees. Part 1: Tuition-Related Fees And Miscellaneous Fees For Academic Year 2006-07, University Of Iowa, Office Of The Registrar

University of Iowa Tuition and Fees

No abstract provided.


The University Of Iowa Tuition And Fees. Part 2: Non-Tuition Related Fees And Miscellaneous Charges For 2006-07, University Of Iowa, Office Of The Registrar Dec 2005

The University Of Iowa Tuition And Fees. Part 2: Non-Tuition Related Fees And Miscellaneous Charges For 2006-07, University Of Iowa, Office Of The Registrar

University of Iowa Tuition and Fees

No abstract provided.


Education Policy Analysis Archives 13/51 , Arizona State University, University Of South Florida Dec 2005

Education Policy Analysis Archives 13/51 , Arizona State University, University Of South Florida

College of Education Publications

State-level high school completion rates : concepts, measures, and trends / John Robert Warren.


Solinet, Amigos, Nelinet, Nylink, And Palinet Launch The Network Education Exchange Dec 2005

Solinet, Amigos, Nelinet, Nylink, And Palinet Launch The Network Education Exchange

The Southeastern Librarian

SOLINET, Amigos Library Services, Inc., NELINET, Nylink, and PALINET announce the launch ofthe Network Education Exchange, a cooperative training program that makes selected online courses available to the members of the five networks. The purpose of this new exchange program is to provide their memberships with expanded opportunities to develop skills and knowledge via online training and to provide more cost-effective services by leveraging time and resources among the networks’ staff.


Broadway Legend Carol Channing To Perform At Chapman Feb. 3, Chapman University Media Relations Dec 2005

Broadway Legend Carol Channing To Perform At Chapman Feb. 3, Chapman University Media Relations

Chapman Press Releases 2003-2011

No abstract provided.


Cross Generational Personality Variables And Stress Coping Resources Among Mainland Chinese, Yuehong Chen Foley Dec 2005

Cross Generational Personality Variables And Stress Coping Resources Among Mainland Chinese, Yuehong Chen Foley

Counseling and Psychological Services Dissertations

Mainland China has undergone drastic social and economic changes in the last century. Rapid social changes often transform individual values and family structures, which directly affect the personality development process and life quality of human beings. The review of English and Chinese-language publications will enhance the readers¡¯ understanding of the Mainland Chinese personality features, coping resources and social changes. The research assessed the impact of social changes on the patterns of personality traits, stress coping resources, and life satisfaction of 2359 people in Mainland China. Participants completed three surveys: 1) the Coping Resources Inventory for Stress (CRIS) (Matheny, Curlette, Aycock ...


A Comparison Of Learning Subjective And Traditional Probability In Middle Grades, Jeanne D. Rast Dec 2005

A Comparison Of Learning Subjective And Traditional Probability In Middle Grades, Jeanne D. Rast

Middle-Secondary Education and Instructional Technology Dissertations

The emphasis given to probability and statistics in the K-12 mathematics curriculum has brought attention to the various approaches to probability and statistics concepts, as well as how to teach these concepts. Teachers from fourth, fifth, and sixth grades from a small suburban Catholic school engaged their students (n=87) in a study to compare learning traditional probability concepts to learning traditional and subjective probability concepts. The control group (n=44) received instruction in traditional probability, while the experimental group (n=43) received instruction in traditional and subjective probability. A Multivariate Analysis of Variance and a Bayesian t-test were used ...


Customer Acquisition Training For Acn Independent Representatives, Kaly Gillette Shippen Dec 2005

Customer Acquisition Training For Acn Independent Representatives, Kaly Gillette Shippen

All Theses and Dissertations

The following report discusses the design, development, and evaluation of an online training on customer acquisition of telephone customers for a telecommunications company called ACN. The report includes a description of the following elements of the project: (a) the need and purpose for the instruction, (b) the target audience of the instruction, (c) the methodology and rationale for the design of the instruction based on relevant literature, (d) an existing materials search, (e) the instructional materials, (f) the evaluation, (g) the critique, (h) the schedule, and (i) the final budget report. The instruction was found to effectively teach learners the ...


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 030, Number 21, December 19, 2005, Grand Valley State University Dec 2005

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 030, Number 21, December 19, 2005, Grand Valley State University

2005-2006, Volume 30

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Delayed Versus Immediate Feedback In An Independent Study High School Setting, Duane C. Lemley Dec 2005

Delayed Versus Immediate Feedback In An Independent Study High School Setting, Duane C. Lemley

All Theses and Dissertations

Although there is general agreement that feedback plays an important role in student performance, the majority of the studies found in the research literature explore the impact of different types of feedback in a traditional and university-level setting. In order to explore the impact of different feedback types in a non-traditional distance learning setting, 352 high school students enrolled in courses offered through BYU's Independent Study (IS) department received either delayed feedback or immediate feedback generated by Speedback™, BYU's automated grading and feedback program, depending on whether they had opted to submit end of unit assignments by mail ...


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 2005

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Fall Commencement [Program], December 17, 2005, University Of Northern Iowa Dec 2005

Fall Commencement [Program], December 17, 2005, University Of Northern Iowa

UNI Commencement Programs

The program of the commencement ceremonies, including a list of institutional leadership, a list of the departments by college, awards given at the ceremonies, and a list of undergraduate and graduate degree candidates.


A Quantitative Examination Of Title I And Non-Title I Elementary Schools In East Tennessee Using Fourth-Grade Math And Reading Standardized Test Scores., Amy M. Scott Dec 2005

A Quantitative Examination Of Title I And Non-Title I Elementary Schools In East Tennessee Using Fourth-Grade Math And Reading Standardized Test Scores., Amy M. Scott

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In January 2002, President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind legislation into law. The law established new standards of accountability for individual students, schools, and school systems. Because of No Child Left Behind, the penalties for schools with poor academic performance in our country are the loss of reputation, student enrollment, and financial support. The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a difference in standardized test scores in reading and math between fourth-grade students in Title I schools and those in NonTitle I schools. The study focused on the following subgroups: gender, economically ...