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Paul S. Goodman

in Organizational Learning Contracts: New and Traditional Colleges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199738656
eISBN:
9780199895069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738656.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores differences in learning between students with strong versus weak OLCs. The chapter examines their learning experiences as well as some of the consequences of these experiences. ... More


Organizational Learning Contracts

Paul S. Goodman

in Organizational Learning Contracts: New and Traditional Colleges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199738656
eISBN:
9780199895069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738656.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter delineates the concept of the Organizational Learning Contract (OLC), the intellectual frame for our work. The learning contract represents the beliefs the respective parties hold ... More


Assessment Practices That Promote Learning

David Carless, Joughin Gordon, and Ngar-Fun Liu

in How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098237
eISBN:
9789882207035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098237.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter presents thirty-nine separate assessment techniques, selected following a series of reviews of the sixty-four techniques submitted for consideration. Each technique is set out in a ... More


Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Jun Xing (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Service-learning is a form of experiential education that combines academic study with community service. Learning occurs as students work with others through applying their academic knowledge to ... More


In Order to Learn: How the sequence of topics influences learning

Frank E. Ritter, Josef Nerb, Erno Lehtinen, and Timothy O'Shea (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178845
eISBN:
9780199893751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178845.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Order affects the results you get: different orders of presenting material can lead to qualitatively and quantitatively different learning outcomes. These differences occur in both natural and ... More


Assessing Student Learning

Rena Levitt, Ari Bader-Natal, and Vicki Chandler

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0017
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes the tools and procedures we have developed to assess students’ intellectual progress at Minerva. These tools and procedures rely on six design principles: implement learning ... More


Psychological Literacy and Applied Psychology in Undergraduate Education

Jacquelyn Cranney, Sue Morris, Frances H. Martin, Steve Provost, Lucy Zinkiewicz, John Reece, Josephine Milne-Home, Lorelle J. Burton, Fiona A. White, Judi Homewood, Joanne k. Earl, and Sherri McCarthy

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0041
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychological literacy for the 21st century posits both real and virtual resource options for ‘applied’ psychology at the interface of psychology education and graduate attribute-targeted student ... More


Learner autonomy, self-assessment and language tests: Towards a new assessment culture

David Little

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues for the establishment of an assessment culture that recognises the development of learner autonomy as a primary goal in second language learning and teaching, and in which the ... More


Curriculum Matters: Structure, Content, and Psychological Literacy

Dana S. Dunn, Robin L. Cautin, and Regan A. R. Gurung

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychology differs from many other disciplines in that students can readily connect course material to their own lives (Goldstein, 2010). This distinction is at the root of the idea of psychological ... More


A Conceptual Framework for Learning-oriented Assessment

David Carless, Joughin Gordon, and Ngar-Fun Liu

in How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098237
eISBN:
9789882207035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098237.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter presents a conceptual framework for assessment. It summarizes some of the key concepts associated with assessment in the service of learning and develops the theoretical bases for the ... More


Traditional Assessment: Paper-and-Pencil Tests

Rita Berry

in Assessment for Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 4 discusses one traditional form of assessment – Paper-and-pencil tests. The chapter first provides an overview of the characteristics and functions of this kind of assessment. Some ... More


Teaching from Lesson Plans

Vicki Chandler, Stephen M. Kosslyn, Richard Holman, and James Genone

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Abstract A crucial aspect of the Minerva curriculum is the lesson plan, which is used to structure and guide every class session of the Cornerstone, Major Core and Concentration courses. This chapter ... More


Caterpillar to Butterfly

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter attempts an objective appraisal of what DPEP accomplished and what it did not, describes the transformation of DPEP into Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), and outlines the common features and ... More


Explaining the Western Cape Performance Paradox: An Econometric Analysis

Gabrielle Wills, Debra Shepherd, and Janeli Kotzé

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter we consider how well primary school students perform in the Western Cape when compared with their peers in other provinces and countries across Southern and Eastern Africa. We find ... More


Assessment in Hong Kong

Rita Berry

in Assessment for Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on the assessment practices in Hong Kong. It gives an overview of the historical assessment system in Hong Kong. In recent years, there has been a call from the Hong Kong SAR ... More


Organizing Your Course as an Epic

Rebecca Pope-Ruark

in Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226463018
eISBN:
9780226463292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226463292.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter offers advice for using an Agile version of backward course design for both revising an existing course and planning a new course. After reviewing two popular backward course design ... More


Departmental Program Approaches for Educating Psychologically Literate Citizens

Jane S. Halonen, Dana S. Dunn, Suzanne Baker, and Maureen A. McCarthy

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0038
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a comprehensive model for assessing levels of psychological literacy. Psychological literacy can be conceptualized as a multi-layered developmental model that is dependent upon ... More


Planning for Instruction

Sheila J. Scott

in Music Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Resource for Teachers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606336
eISBN:
9780190606374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606336.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter teachers gain information on student programming beginning with the development of initial and continuing profiles of individuals students. Teachers use this information to ... More


Religious Literacy

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What should an educated person know about the world’s religions? Religious illiteracy is a major concern given the world’s increasing religious pluralism, and many colleges and universities are ... More


Who Does Not Learn in Schools?

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

in Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This study analyses the determinants of learning outcomes (measured as test scores). It reconfirms that socio-economic variables and parental education impact learning outcome. While mother’s ... More


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