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and contributed to the projects showcased on these pages.
Considerable appreciation is due to
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One of those that focus on primarily on scoring is Project Essay Grader (PEG). This was
the program developed by Ellis Page in the 60’s. PEG uses sample essays to generate its basis
for what makes up a “good essay” given the topic. The...
as students write on various topics. This issue is not limited to PEG; it is found throughout the
AES systems. A question for future studies would be: Are these variations in algorithms
detectable by writers?
As mentioned previously, a strength...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
in Indians, gave him a piece of black Indian pottery. He was extremely proud of his Indian pot, and it marked the beginning of his lifelong hobby of collecting Indian artifacts (now housed in the Chase Fine...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
Indians. In spite of the Court's decision, the Hopi's were not allowed to exercise equal rights in the joint-use area by the stubborn Navajo Tribe and a reluctant Bureau of Indian Affairs. Steve recalls: When...
research-based program, but it is the developmental theory that is research-based, not the
(Zaner-Bloser 2012, October 20).
Word sorting alone, which is learning spelling by analogy, may not take into account
other important strategies...
understanding and confidence that they need to make sense of their children’s work as it
arrives at home in the form of homework” (Ginsburg, et al. 2008 p. 21). The lacking
personal confidence some parents have concerning math can lead to...
Thee Score and Ten in Retrospect
appreciate their help. It is our hope that the non-Indian students attending this university will develop a greater appmiation for Indian arts and crafts and for the artists themselves. We congratulate you on...
sufficient data to determine if the projects outcome was a success.
Upon completion of this study, the researcher used the basic skills test,
homework tracker, oral questioning, daily bell-work, homework scores, and test
scores to determine the...
This project was implemented in the researchers’ sixth grade math class in hopes
of devising a structured remedy in aiding those students who receive insufficient help
from home on daily math concepts. The researcher...
Overall Effectiveness of DRP Test
Since this study is concerned with determining the validity, effectiveness, and accuracy of these two tests, the participants’ responses were averaged together. They rated the overall effectiveness, validity,...
46 Chapter 3
browsers can get the layers mixed up. Layers
can only be safely used for animated images. For
these reasons, the use of tables is still the method
of choice for placing elements - especially when
text is to be...
DRP with an average of 7.32 out of 10. Students in this group did not find the QRI test as valid, effective, and accurate as the DRP - only 8.23 out of 10.
Overall Effectiveness of QRI Test
Among all three groups, the average rating for the...
fun out of teaching. She felt the pressure involved with performing well on high-stakes tests but
understood the need to push students to increase their capabilities so they would be prepared to
go into the workforce or on to higher education...
somewhat disappointing discovery was that even when the researcher was actively
involved in providing additional daily support, the students’ scores, as a whole, increased
From this disappointing discovery, the researcher came to...
revision. Based on these results it seems that for the MyAccess program to affect students
performance on the DWA, there is a need give students ample opportunity to write on different
prompts, and to revise those prompts. Too many prompts with...
Table 4.10 DRP Post Survey Results – Group L
GROUP L - DRP
1. Confidence in reading skills and comprehension
2. Before the test, seriousness about taking test
3. After the test, seriousness of taking test
4. Did you...
Teaching writing has always been a challenge in education. It is an immensely complex
task the human brain takes on; invariably it is on the upper levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy. The
complexity of the process is reflected in the...