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Smith, Kari; Tillema, Harm – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2007
How is the quality of teaching portfolios being assessed in summative assessment contexts? This question is of special importance in the growing debate on standards and criteria in assessment. In our study we looked for contexts in which portfolios are used for summative assessment purposes and gauge the issues raised by assessors with respect to…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Portfolios (Background Materials), Evaluation Criteria, Summative Evaluation
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Berhanu, Girma – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2005
This article reveals the intrinsic connection between the constructs normality, identity, meaning, cultural tracking, and school achievement. In particular, it illuminates the indirect connection between cultural tracking and a reduction in the meaningful engagement of school tasks. As documented elsewhere, learning proceeds in a meaningful…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, School Culture, Jews
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Klein, Joseph – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2001
Studied the time of day of optimal attention for 204 5th graders and 202 10th graders who varied in their aptitude for mathematics. Attention levels of fifth graders were especially high in the afternoon, but 10th graders reported increased concentration in the morning hours. Among 10th graders, there was significant interaction between…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attention, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Kari; Tillema, Harm – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2001
Studied the long-term influences of portfolios on professional development with three samples: (1) 15 Israeli school principals; (2) 26 senior nurses in The Netherlands; and (3) 33 nurses from the staffs of the senior nurses. Findings show that portfolios are used mainly for documentation, but have high potential as mirrors of competence when used…
Descriptors: Competence, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Nurses
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Smith, Kari; Tillema, Harm – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1998
Studies of portfolio construction and compilation involving 35 Israeli principals and 14 Dutch managers show that high-quality portfolios can only be expected after sustained use, but that the use of portfolios has an immediate impact on views toward assessment. Portfolios are time-consuming, but can provide effective feedback to the learner. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Feedback
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Kremer, Lya – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1982
Tests 191 elementary school teachers in northern Israel for the relationships among locus of control, traditional and progressive educational attitudes, and related teaching behaviors. Finds external and internal locus of control explain the variance in traditional and progressive attitudes, respectively, and teaching behaviors. (Author/LC)
Descriptors: Age, Comparative Analysis, Conventional Instruction, Elementary School Teachers