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1997

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Selected Works

Dr Petra Lietz

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Economic Literacy Project: School Report - Year 11: Pilot Study, Capricornia Region, 1997, Dieter Kotte, Petra Lietz Dec 1996

Economic Literacy Project: School Report - Year 11: Pilot Study, Capricornia Region, 1997, Dieter Kotte, Petra Lietz

Dr Petra Lietz

This report of the study of year 11 economics students in the Capricornia region of Queensland is comprised of descriptive statistics and results of the economic literacy survey conducted in September 1997. For the purpose of this study, economic literacy was defined as the knowledge required to understand news about economic issues in the media. In addition teachers completed background surveys which examined their teaching experience, qualifications, and teaching methods, as well as school size, school resources and enrolment figures in 'economics'.


Economic Literacy Project: School Report - Year 12: Pilot Study, Capricornia Region, 1997, Dieter Kotte, Petra Lietz Dec 1996

Economic Literacy Project: School Report - Year 12: Pilot Study, Capricornia Region, 1997, Dieter Kotte, Petra Lietz

Dr Petra Lietz

This report of the study of year 12 economics students in the Capricornia region of Queensland is comprised of descriptive statistics and results of the economic literacy survey conducted in September 1997. For the purpose of this study, economic literacy was defined as the knowledge required to understand news about economic issues in the media. In addition, teachers completed background surveys which examined their teaching experience, qualifications, and teaching methods, as well as school size, school resources and enrolment figures in 'economics'.


Cross-Sectional Research Methods, Petra Lietz, John Keeves Dec 1996

Cross-Sectional Research Methods, Petra Lietz, John Keeves

Dr Petra Lietz

During the past decade new approaches to educational measurement have become more widely recognized and the use of computer programs has been developed to make sound use of the procedures and techniques associated with item response theory. However, the implications of these developments for research methodology have not yet been fully recognized. This Encyclopedia will address not only these changes for which the extent of developments are currently becoming evident but will also look forward to the major advances in the methods employed in empirical research which will arise from the use of improved measurement and scaling procedures.The Encyclopedia is …