Measuring the quality of teaching in elementary school classrooms

Burnett, Paul C. & Meacham, David (2002) Measuring the quality of teaching in elementary school classrooms. Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education ISSN online 1469-2945, 30(2), pp. 141-153.

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Abstract

This paper reviews the means by which teacher quality has been measured. It considers data sources such as students, peers, experts, and examines the psychometrics and scaleproperties of teacher quality assessment instruments with respect to reliability and validity. A list of items for possible inclusion in an elementary student focussed instrument is considered, together with the potential use of such an instrument in measuring teacher quality.

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ID Code: 26841
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Teacher quality, Psychometrics, Students, Scale properties
DOI: 10.1080/13598660220135658
ISSN: 1359-866X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Taylor and Francis
Deposited On: 17 Aug 2009 22:56
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 16:06

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