Search for dissertations about: "measurement and evaluation in education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words measurement and evaluation in education.

  1. 1. Criterion-referenced measurement for educational evaluation and selection

    University dissertation from Umeå : Beteendevetskapliga mätningar, Umeå universitet

    Author : Christina Wikström; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : Assessment; Competition; Criterion-referenced; Education; Evaluation; Grading; Grade inflation; Measurement; Selection; Validity; Beteendevetenskapliga mätningar; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : In recent years, Sweden has adopted a criterion-referenced grading system, where the grade outcome is used for several purposes, but foremost for educational evaluation on student- and school levels as well as for selection to higher education. This thesis investigates the consequences of using criterion-referenced measurement for both educational evaluation and selection purposes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pain in pediatric oncology : Diagnostics and treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gustaf Ljungman; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; adolescence; child; pain; neoplasms; cancer; educational needs; pediatric procedure sedation; anxiety procedure; administration intranasal; conscious sedation; general anesthesia; lumbarpuncture; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Pain treatment is a crucial aspect in the care of children with cancer and several studies demonstrate inefficient pain treatment. The general aims of the thesis were to identify the current pain problems in pediatric oncology, and to see whether specific interventions could improve the situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive abilities - aspects of structure, process and measurement

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Berit Carlstedt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive abilities; factor models of intelligence; Enlistment battery; hierarchical models; item sequencing; construct validity; differentiation hypothesis; test evaluation; structural equation modeling;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of the thesis is to describe the development of the Swedish system of measuring cognitive abilities applied at enlistment of conscripts. The Enlistment Battery has been used for more than fifty years to classify 18-year old men into military positions for their compulsory service. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microeconomic Policy for Development: Essays on Trade and Environment, Poverty and Education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Miguel Quiroga; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; absenteeism; aggregation bias; comparative advantage; decomposition analysis; education; environmental endowment; environmental regulation; factor content; geography; hyperbolic discounting; living standards; mandatory attendance; non-homothetic preferences; pollution haven; Porter hypothesis; poverty; present-biased preferences; teaching; time-inconsistent preferences; trade;

    Abstract : Abstracts This thesis contains three papers analyzing different issues. Paper 1: “Do Countries with Lax Environmental Regulations Have a Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries?” We study whether lax environmental regulations induce comparative advantages, causing the least-regulated countries to specialize in polluting industries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring health literacy Evaluating psychometric properties of the HLS-EU-Q47 and the FCCHL, suggesting instrument refinements and exploring health literacy in people with type 2 diabetes and in the general Norwegian population

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Hanne Søberg Finbråten; Karlstads universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; confirmatory factor analysis; FCCHL; health literacy; health-promotion nursing; HLS-EU-Q47; HLS-N-Q12; measurement; Norwegian population; psychometric evaluation; Rasch modelling; type 2 diabetes; validation; FCCHL; health literacy; helsefremmende sykepleie; HLS-EU-Q47; HLS-N-Q12; konfirmatorisk faktor analyse; måling; norsk befolkning; personer med diabetes type 2; psykometrisk evaluering; Rasch modellering; validering; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim was to measure health literacy (HL) in people with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and in the general Norwegian population.Methods: Sampling 388 people with T2DM (papers I, II and IV) and 900 individuals (III) in the general Norwegian population a cross-sectional design was applied. READ MORE