Search for dissertations about: "didactics of educational measurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words didactics of educational measurement.

  1. 1. Dimensions of validity studies of the Swedish national tests in mathematics

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna Lind Pantzare; Christina Wikström; Per-Erik Lyrén; Gordon Stobart; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; national tests; validity; interrater reliability; standard setting; linking; subscores; test development; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : The main purpose for the Swedish national tests was from the beginning to provide exemplary assessments in a subject and support teachers when interpreting the syllabus. Today, their main purpose is to provide an important basis for teachers when grading their students. READ MORE

  2. 2. Licence to drive the importance of reliability for the validity of the Swedish driving licence test

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of applied educational science, Educational measurement, Umeå university

    Author : Susanne Alger; Hanna Eklöf; Anna Sundström; Peter Nyström; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Driving licence tests; driver s licence; driving test; theory test; licensing test; interrater reliability; classification consistency; examiner agreement; classification accuracy; förarprov; körprov; kunskapsprov; reliabilitet; validitet; bedömare; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : Background: The Swedish driving licence test is a criterion-referenced test resulting in a pass or fail. It currently consists of two parts - a theory test with 65 multiple-choice items and a practical driving test where at least 25 minutes are spent driving in traffic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Suitability in law enforcement Assessing multifaceted selection criteria

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Miguel Inzunza; Christina Wikström; Tova Stenlund; Jan-Eric Gustafsson; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; selection criteria; measurement; empathy; self-report instrument; validity; interpersonal qualities; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : When selecting applicants for professions with job descriptions involving complex human interaction, identifying suitable candidates is essential. This strongly applies in police selection, because police officers must act appropriately at all times, deal with difficult and sometimes dangerous work situations, and come into contact with people who are in highly emotional states, such as anxiety, fear, excitement, and shock. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the subjective–objective distinction for measures of memory and cognition Theoretical and methodological issues in questionnaire development and validation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Applied Educational Science

    Author : Peter Vestergren; Widar Henriksson; Christina Wikström; Michael Rönnlund; Björn Lyxell; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive dysfunction; measurement; memory complaints; self report; subjective memory; subjective–objective; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to develop a questionnaire for cognitive functioning, which could possibly be used as a screening instrument for early signs of dementia in the future. The introduction discusses the often made distinction between subjective and objective measures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reasoning with thermal cameras Framing and meaning-making in naturalistic settings in higher education

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Robin Samuelsson; Jesper Haglund; Maja Elmgren; Cedric Linder; Tor Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Physics Education Research; IR cameras; thermal cameras; thermodynamics; phase transition; heat transfer; Resources framework; Social semiotics; teacher education; chemistry education; visualization; Fysikdidaktik; kemididaktik; värmekamera; lärarutbildning; termodynamik; fasövergång; lärandesekvens; Socialsemiotik; Resursramverket; Physics with specialization in Physics Education; Fysik med inriktning mot fysikens didaktik;

    Abstract : In this Licentiate thesis, framed by the Resources framework and Social semiotics, I explore how students and instructors, investigating thermal phenomena with IR cameras, come to conceptually and epistemologically frame the naturalistic settings they participate in. Additionally, I look at how they productively employ resources , what barriers they encounter while reasoning about the thermal phenomena and how the semiotic resources of the IR camera relate to the framing and resources employed in their investigations. READ MORE