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Performance Assessment [chapter]

Suzanne Lane
2015 Beyond the Bubble Test  
Recent advances in the design and scoring of performance assessments, including computer-based task simulations and automated scoring systems, support their increased use in large-scale assessment programs  ...  Research has shown that the format of the assessment affects the type of thinking and reasoning skills that are used by students, with performance assessments being better suited to assessing high level  ...  When using test scores to make inferences regarding the quality of education, contextual information is needed to inform the inferences and actions (Haertel, 1999) .  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781119210863.ch5 fatcat:mkoy4fdlbngati4v4qoxhzqoiy

Rating Teaching Performance: The North Carolina Teaching Performance Appraisal Instrument

Kinnard White, Dean R. Smith, Tandra Cunningham
1988 Educational and Psychological Measurement  
Carolina teaching performance assessment system: Results of a limited = ang Raleigh, NC: Quality Assurance Program of North arolina.  ...  of classroom teaching practices related to student achievement, little original research has been conducted to provide evidence for the validity of inferences about teaching skills made from TPAI ratings  ... 
doi:10.1177/0013164488484023 fatcat:m2tm2kmxdbevvmp7yuhctzxhhy

Human performance regression testing

Amanda Swearngin, Myra B. Cohen, Bonnie E. John, Rachel K. E. Bellamy
2013 2013 35th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)  
We build on this work by providing task specific test case generation and present our vision for human performance regression testing (HPRT) that generates large numbers of test cases and evaluates a range  ...  While it is common to regression test the new features for functional correctness, there has been less focus on systematic regression testing for usability, due to the effort and time involved in human  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Peter Santhanam (IBM Research) for pointing out the connection between usability and functional GUI testing and Atif Memon (University of Maryland) for providing us with the newest  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2013.6606561 dblp:conf/icse/SwearnginCJB13 fatcat:teoyxfq6rfawxphegfiwssj43y

Hybrid Mutual Funds and Market Timing Performance*

George Comer
2006 The journal of business  
timing skill from the MFTM model are more accurate than inferences drawn from the TM model test.  ...  But I design a test that combines the methodology designed by Henriksson and Merton (1981) with the quadratic programming analysis of Sharpe (1992) to see whether I reach similar inferences concerning  ... 
doi:10.1086/499137 fatcat:2ltwllj72rcdnbxp2bopfp3boi

Performance tests

A Wetherell
1996 Environmental Health Perspectives  
The large number and the variety of performance tests are illustrated, and the differences between performance tests and other psychological tests are described in terms of their design, construction,  ...  This paper discusses the use of psychological performance tests to assess the effects of environmental stressors.  ...  performance tests, many of which appear to be more demonstrations of elegant programming and beautiful graphics than serious attempts to measure performance.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.96104s2247 pmid:9182033 pmcid:PMC1469588 fatcat:ursdfwvbzjf4npjujto4am4wca

Performance Assessment Design Principles Gleaned from Constructivist Learning Theory (Part 1)

2009 TechTrends  
Design a testing program that collects multiple data points (scores) from as many contexts as is feasible. 4. When possible, offer different modes of assessment over time. 5.  ...  While performance assessment developers are held to the same standards of psychometric quality and validity as any objective test developer, there is a singular lack of support from psychometric theory  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11528-009-0242-5 fatcat:poxp3ym3pjb27inirvezethkha

Students' Perspective on Teacher Performance and Teacher Effectiveness

Rosella O. Ortiz, Ramon G. Abrera, Jr.
2017 Liceo Journal of Higher Education Research  
The two survey questionnaires, namely: Student Assessment of Teacher Performance (SATP) and Teacher Effectiveness Inventory (TEI) served as the main sources of data.  ...  Likewise, it is imperative that institutions of higher learning evaluate their organizations' processes of assessing teacher performance and teacher effectiveness.  ...  The combination of survey questionnaires, interview, and focus group discussions (FGDs) counteracts the validity threats that each design posed to the data gathered or the inference that was derived from  ... 
doi:10.7828/ljher.v12i1.963 fatcat:mi6k5wtdubhlniypp5rfhahgjq

Development of wastewater pipe performance index and performance prediction model

Thiti Angkasuwansiri, Sunil K. Sinha
2014 International Journal of Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems  
The performance index evaluates each iii parameter and combines them mathematically through a weighted summation and a fuzzy inference system that reflects the importance of the various factors.  ...  A framework would enable effective and systematic wastewater pipe performance evaluation and prediction in asset management programs. iv  ...  The results from W-PIE show pipes are 0, and 1 which are in excellent, and very good respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijsmss.2014.062767 fatcat:zl2brykysnbvxchetac5xzhlae

Accreditation and Equivalency Test Performances: A Comparative Study

Geraldo P. Brizuela, Psychology and Education
and, the programs that can be proposed to further improve the performances in the A&E Test?  ...  This study is aimed to determine the performances of Accreditation and Equivalency Test takers in every Learning Strand of the Alternative Learning System of the Naga City Schools Division.  ...  Conclusion: The performances of males and females in the A&E Test for the three years combined have no differences in all learning strands and its overall performances/scores.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.19641762.v2 fatcat:ut73jcdylrefnluq3jsnbguxvm

Application and Assessment of Classification Techniques on Programmers' Performance in Software Industry

Sangita Gupta, Suma V.
2015 Journal of Software  
Software companies seek to develop and maintain high quality products along with increasing reliability and maintainability. Therefore, companies look into every aspect for project success.  ...  Through these predictive data mining models, companies can effectively address issues ranging from selection, retention to development and effectively manage the team members.  ...  Some of the technical attributes taken are programming skills, domain skills, training, reasoning skills, aptitude tests score, college tier, level of education and experience.  ... 
doi:10.17706//jsw.10.9.1096-1103 fatcat:43tpc4wgyvexpb5otqpqla3wsq

On Educational Performance Measures*

Alastair Muriel, Jeffrey Smith
2011 Fiscal studies  
ABSTRACT On Educational Performance Measures * Quantitative school performance measures (QPMs) are playing an ever larger role in education systems on both sides of the Atlantic.  ...  have a positive role to play in improving the educational quality.  ...  While some of this predictive failure results from changes in underlying school quality over time, most likely results from estimation error.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1475-5890.2011.00132.x fatcat:dglnxhzv4vcizb55s2ebxk6llu

Effects of Proprioceptive Training on Agility Performance in Male Football Players

2020 Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy  
Athletes were trained for 3 times a week for 6 weeks. Agility assessment at pre and post intervention was done for all subjects using T-agility test.  ...  and Purpose: Football is a high intensity intermittent sport which requires the successful and effective execution of the technical skill like agility, change of direction, acceleration, deceleration,  ...  Acknowledgement: The authors sincerely thanked the Football school of India and Mumbai Striker team for giving me permission to do the project and also thank the players for their valuable contribution  ... 
doi:10.37506/ijpot.v14i1.3273 fatcat:4nnimheexbentmq5dylr4ifpcq

Prediction of Human Performance Capability during Software Development using Classification [article]

Sangita Gupta, Suma V
2014 arXiv   pre-print
The quality of human capital is crucial for software companies to maintain competitive advantages in knowledge economy era. Software companies recognize superior talent as a business advantage.  ...  Better selection criteria was identified by patterns obtained from data mining models by integrating knowledge from software project database and authors research techniques.  ...  Thus, this investigation indicates that performance of project member is good if programming skill and reasoning skills are good irrespective of his college aggregate or communication skills.  ... 
arXiv:1402.2376v1 fatcat:oczawb2w7rgdbcx3xbqfxfueme

The Relative Performance of Head Start

Cory Koedel, Teerachat Techapaisarnjaroenkit
2011 Eastern Economic Journal  
Cory Koedel and Teerachat Techapaisarnjaroenkit The Relative Performance of Head Start  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Emek Basker, Daphna Bassok, and Jeff Milyo for useful comments and suggestions, and the Economic & Policy Analysis Research Center at the University of Missouri for research support  ...  In fact, inferring from Koedel and Betts [2010] , there are mild floor effects in the literacy test, which would work against Head Start in our comparison (scores for the lowest performers are mechanically  ... 
doi:10.1057/eej.2011.9 fatcat:qh5t5eodn5akbcyevewmdr3flm

Blended Learning System Performance Evaluation

Naser Zaeri
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Also, it is realized as a combination of a face-to-face environment and online learning, using a proprietary learning management system.  ...  This pedagogy is based on a mixture of collaborative learning, problem-based learning and independent learning.  ...  They will also be remote from their instructors and other students for most or all of the time [4] .  ... 
doi:10.5120/13237-0673 fatcat:5a4uq3hgsbdrhjn6t23udasbci
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