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The effect of removing examinees with low motivation on item response data calibration
Many item-response models (IRM) used to estimate student abilities and test item parameters in large-scale assessments (LSA) do not account for the effect of student low motivation. This effect may pose a threat to the ...
Case study of reflections on the implementation of group projects from the perspective of professors at Lakehead University
Cooperative learning practices in higher education carry the potential to increase student achievement and to develop social and team work skills valued highly by employers. However, despite an abundance of literature ...
Postmodern imaginative constructivism for STSE understanding
The influences of science and technology on society and the environment (STSE) have been an integral component of the formal educational curricula for four decades, and yet industrialized countries frequently struggle ...
Annie off my mind: heterosexist censorship of adolescent literature in intermediate/senior language arts curricula
This qualitative study analyzes the censorship of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) literature in intermediate and senior schools. This research identifies implicit heteronormativity in language arts ...