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Class observation codes

I did a classroom observation on two high school classrooms. They were as different as night and day. My instructor has asked me to review the field notes I collected for the "Classroom Observations". I need to develop a coding system for my observation notes. He instructed us that as I work on my codes, be sure to consider the

The Importance of Employee Evaluations

In regards to employee evaluations, why is it important to conduct frequent evaluations? Why can leniency in rating employees be a problem? Discuss what is meant by assignment of personnel by proportionate need. Is there a rational for overlapping shifts? Can overlapping shifts create problems? If so, what problems can occur

Referral Process

What are the process and strategies for Pre-referral, referral, placement, and no placement for special needs early childhood children?

The Importance of Longitudinal Data in Instruction

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 100 words. Explain the use of "snapshots" of longitudinal data ~ what are the benefits of using longitudinal data, and how might it influence or impact our instruction or instructional methods. Provide one example of how a snapshot of longitudinal data can be used.

Advantages/disadvantages of various testing/assessment item types

Please assist in providing feedback on the following: Portfolios, Binary-Choice, Multi binary-choice items, Multiple-choice items, Matching items, Short-answer items, Essay items, Observation approach tests. What are some advantages and disadvantages of each? Also, please provide resources/citations that I may use to further dev

Effective assessment of children's oral language development

By the time children are of preschool age their oral language development is complex and rich. This complexity makes assessment difficult. The only way to truly capture the full richness of children's langauge development is to tape their conversations as they speak and transcribe them word for word along with a detailed descrip

The following is an explanation of the Initiation Response Evaluation pattern of class talk, which is form of conversation used in classrooms between teachers and students. There will be a definiton of the IRE, problems associated with this as well as a solution.

Individual Response Evaluation ( IRE): a pattern of classroom talk in which the teacher asks a question, a student answers and the teacher accepts or rejects the answer and goes on to ask another question. Sometimes these forms of questions are appropriate because teachers do need to get certain points across to students. IRE di

Assessments, Evalation of

I am compiling a short summary of the following assessments used to evaluate student performance. There is one area that I need assistance with. Please provide assistance in discussing supporting reasons as whether the assessment is appropriate. The assessments being summarized are: Binary-Choice Multi binary-choice items, Mult

This solution seeks to present links to on-going debates about any perceived correlation between grade inflation in college and inflated performance evaluations in corporate America.

The author provides a very broad overview of debate issues related to grade inflation in academia and inflated performance evaluation in the corporate world. The author cites the primary issues in the on-going debates and then suggests links to the debates on sites such as "Linked In" so that the student can choose which aspect

How can it be determined that learners have mastered a content?

How can it be determined that learners have mastered a content? What evidence should be provided to support this? As an instructor/teacher how would I determine whether a content-based assessment reflects learner knowledge? What if any are the shortcomings to content-based assessments? I need help finding resources that coul

Handedness & Passive Shoulder Range of Motion

Need help to write a one page summary of this article. Can you please help with the following: Please summarize your thoughts or main points of article. Also explain: a) Please explain what was the purpose and the justification of the article? b) Describe the study design, and how the data was collected a

Pros & Cons of Types of Research Materials

Please help me describe the pros and cons of different sources of literature including the library, online libraries, academic journals and World Wide Web resources. Also, discuss the differences between primary and secondary sources and why it is important to focus on primary sources in your literature review.

Review: Occupational Therapy in Industrial Rehabilitation

See attached file. Need help to write a one page summary of this article. Can you please help with the following, Please summarize your thoughts or main points of article. Also explain: a) Please explain what was the purpose and the justification of the article? b) Describe the study design, and how the data was co

Earnings-per-share as an indicator of company health

More than ever before, tremendous attention is being paid to a company's earnings-per-share number. Why do you think investors and creditors pay so much attention to earnings per share? Is this focus on one measure reasonable? What are the pros and cons of this approach?

Textbook choice's effect on curriculum and assessments

How does the selection of textbooks and publisher affect or not affect the curriculum development process? Give an example. What assessment methods do you use to determine your students' growth? Why have you chosen these methods?

Improving instructore developed assessment

Please help with the following problem regarding learning and teaching. Provide at least 100 words and include references in the solution. An instructor developed assessment is defined ,possible approaches to improving instructor developed assessments and their use in the real world/classroom are discussed.Resources to furth

Income Statement Limitations

Please help with the following problems. Some people feel that the income statement is more important than the balance sheet. Do you agree? Why or why not? What are some of the limitations of the balance sheet in evaluating a company's growth potential? What are some of the limitations of the income statement?

Need help to write a summary of this article

Please reword in own words if paraphrased, include reference in paragraphs and in-text citation, and please provide reference list. Please in APA format. Thank you your help is greatly needed!

Need help to write a one page summary of this article

Need help to write a one page summary of this article Please reword in own words if paraphrase please include reference in paragraphs and please include in text, citation, and please provide reference list. Please in APA format. Thank you your help is greatly needed!

Experimental Design or Quasi-Experimental Design

Experimental Design or Quasi-Experimental Design I need help with the following: You are given the opportunity to design a research study of your choice preferably something along the lines in the medical field in Physical Therapy,Experimental or Quasi-Experimental. What would be the advantages and the disadvantages of

Learning styles

My predominant learning styles are verbal, social and solitary. How can a learning style be social and solitary? Please provide some suggestions of what types of learning activities and formats match this learning style?What types of activities, support and interactions could be helpful in order to succeed an online learning en

Focus groups: what is a focus group, the advantages and disadvantages...

With this week's Learning Resources in mind, as well as your own experiences, post your views on focus groups (exactly what is a focus group, the advantages and disadvantages) as a source of data collection. Do you think this would be a useful data collection technique for studies in which you are interested? Why or why not?