Search for dissertations about: "Achievement test"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words Achievement test.

  1. 1. Computerized achievement tests sequential and fixed length tests

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statistiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Marie H. Wiberg; Hans Nyquist; Ulf Olsson; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Statistics; item respons theory; sequential analysis; statistical inference; power; optimal design; simulations; Statistik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Statistics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Statistik; Statistics; statistik;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to describe how a computerized achivement test can be constructed and used in practice. Throughout this dissertation the focus is on classifying the examinees into masters and non-masters depending on their ability. However, there has been no attempt to estimate their ability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Achievement tests and optimal design for pretesting of questions

    University dissertation from Department of Statistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Mahmood Ul Hassan; Frank Miller; Steven Gilmour; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Achievement test; Equivalence theorem; Exchange algorithm; Item calibration; Item response theory model; Optimal experimental design; statistik; Statistics;

    Abstract : Achievement tests are used to measure the students' proficiency in a particular knowledge. Computerized achievement tests (e.g. GRE and SAT) are usually based on questions available in an item bank to measure the proficiency of students. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mathematics achievement of early and newly immigrated students in different topics of mathematics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Jöran Petersson; Eva Norén; Gudrun Brattström; Markku Hannula; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; achievement profile; grade 9; mathematics achievement; mathematics education; second language learners; statistics literacy; student as-sessment; Mathematics Education; matematikämnets didaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the mathematics achievement of second language immigrants in compulsory school as they continue their schooling in Sweden. Specifically, the thesis aims to generate more knowledge about different sub-categories of second language students, namely newly arrived immigrants, early arrived immigrants and other second language students in compulsory school. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Dynamic Development of Cognitive and Socioemotional Traits and Their Effects on School Grades and Risk of Unemployment A Test of the Investment Theory

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Elias Johannesson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluid intelligence Gf ; Crystallized intelligence Gc ; cognitive abilities; socioemotional traits; academic achievement; unemployment; discrete-time survival analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine the dynamic development of cognitive and socioemotional traits and how these traits influence academic achievement and predict risk of unemployment. Data was retrieved from the Evaluation Through Following-up (ETF) database. READ MORE

  5. 5. Motivational beliefs in the TIMSS 2003 context Theory, measurement and relation to test performance

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för beteendevetskapliga mätningar, Umeå universitet

    Author : Hanna Eklöf; Widar Henriksson; Simon Wolming; Svein Lie; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; test-taking motivation; TIMSS 2003; validity; construct validation; measurement; expectancy-value theory; self-concept; task value; factor analysis; eighth-grade students; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis was to explore issues related to student achievement motivation in the Swedish TIMSS 2003 (Trend in International Mathematics and Science Study) context. The thesis comprises of five empirical papers and a summary. READ MORE