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Research issues in evaluating learning pattern development in higher education

Richardson, John T. E. (2013). Research issues in evaluating learning pattern development in higher education. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 39(1) pp. 66–70.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.stueduc.2012.11.003
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Abstract

This article concludes the special issue of Studies in Educational Evaluation concerned with “Evaluating learning pattern development in higher education” by discussing research issues that have emerged from the previous contributions. The article considers in turn: stability versus variability in learning patterns; old versus new analytic techniques; handling missing observations; measures of effect size; predispositions versus processes; and why it should be so hard to improve the quality of student learning in higher education.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2012 Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN: 0191-491X
Keywords: improving student learning; learning patterns; measures of effect size; missing observations; stability versus variability
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 35690
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2012 13:49
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2013 10:07
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/35690
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