Search for dissertations about: "recent thesis in educational measurement and evaluation"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words recent thesis in educational measurement and evaluation.

  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. Cognitive abilities - aspects of structure, process and measurement

    University dissertation from Umeå : Beteendevetskapliga mätningar, Umeå universitet

    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