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Bioscience Education Vol. 4 (November 2004)
Eleven years experience with the running of web-based projects for final year undergraduate students of the Faculty of Life Sciences at Manchester University, along with an example of one project, is described. Application of the scientific method...
Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Educational Programming Intervention on Children's Mathematics Skills, Spatial Awareness and Working Memory
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 23, No. 6 (2018) pp. 2879–2888
This investigation concerns two questions: (i) is simple educational programming with children, compared to working on mathematical tasks, more effective in increasing scores in mathematical abilities, spatial awareness and working memory? (ii) is...
Simon Cotterill; Martyn Hudson; Katherine Lloyd; James Outterside; John Peterson; John Coburn; Ulrike Thomas; Lucy Tiplady; Phil Robinson; Phil Heslop
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2016, No. 1 (2016)
Co-Curate North East is a cross-disciplinary initiative involving Newcastle University and partner organisations, working with schools and community groups in the North East of England. Co-curation builds on the concept of the "ecomuseum"...
Development of a Scoring Algorithm To Replace Expert Rating for Scoring a Complex Performance-Based Assessment
Brian E. Clauser; Linette P. Ross; Stephen G. Clyman; Kathie M. Rose; Melissa J. Margolis; Ronald J. Nungester; Thomas E. Piemme; Lucy Chang; Gigi El-Bayoumi; Gary L. Malakoff; Pierre S. Pincetl
Applied Measurement in Education Vol. 10, No. 4 (1997) pp. 345–58
Describes an automated scoring algorithm for a computer-based simulation examination of physicians' patient-management skills. Results with 280 medical students show that scores produced using this algorithm are highly correlated to actual clinician ...