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Assessing foreign language interactive speaking performance (FLISP): The case of undergraduate students of Spanish
A fair, valid, and reliable instrument of assessment is essential to ensure quality teaching in higher education. This study seeks to evaluate the consistency of the current rating scales used for the assessment of ...
A study of students' attitude towards teachers' assessment strategies in mathematics
This pilot study sought to investigate students' attitudes towards teachers' assessment strategies in mathematics. The study addressed the following research questions: 1) Are Form 3 students exposed to a variety of ...
Participation in extracurricular activities by students attending assisted and prestige schools in Trinidad
(School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, 2004)
Participation in 19 extra-curricular activities was investigated in 1,312 secondary school students attending assisted and/or prestige schools in Trinidad. The sample was 60 percent male, 21 percent African descent, 41 ...
Students' preferred teaching techniques for biochemistry in biomedicine and medicine courses
The aim of this study was to investigate the students' preferred teaching techniques, such as traditional blackboard, power-point, or slide-projection, for biochemistry discipline in biomedicine and medicine courses from ...
Factors Influencing Students' Absenteeism in Primary Schools in Jamaica: Perspectives of Community Members
(School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, 2010)
This study sought to determine the root causes of absenteeism in selected primary schools in Jamaica by investigating the influence of personal, educational, and community factors on student absenteeism from school. Data ...
Extra-lessons: A comparison between "different sides of the track" in Trinidad and Tobago
(School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, 2008)
This paper attempts to compare the participation in extra-lessons by the students of a senior comprehensive school and a traditional seven -year girls' school in Trinidad and Tobago. Survey data were gathered from 25 ...
Student mobility in low quality schools. Segmentation among the most vulnerable students
(Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2015)
Turning math attractive to computer science students: an application-to-model approach
This paper describes an innovative approach to develop the understanding about the relevance of mathematics to computer science. The mathematical subjects are introduced through an application-to-model scheme that lead ...