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Applied Psychological Measurement Vol. 24, No. 3 (2000) pp. 241–55
Compared five item selection rules with respect to the efficiency and precision of trait (theta) estimation at the early stages of computerized adaptive testing (CAT). The Fisher interval information, Fisher information with a posterior distribution,...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 24, No. 1 (July 2009) pp. 30–36
Research has shown that girls do not participate as much as boys in Information Technology (IT) in the senior years of high school. Despite research in the 1990s which identified the under-representation of girls in IT, the same pattern still...
Youyi Liu; George K. Georgiou; Yuping Zhang; Hong Li; Hongyun Liu; Shuang Song; Cuiping Kang; Bingjie Shi; Wei Liang; Jinger Pan; Hua Shu
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 82, No. 1 (2017) pp. 75–90
This study examined the contribution of phonological awareness, orthographic knowledge, morphological awareness and rapid naming to word-reading accuracy and fluency in Chinese. We tested 1776 children from Grades 1 to 6. The results of path...
The influence of early linguistic skills and family factors on literacy acquisition in Chinese children: Follow-up from age 3 to age 11
Mengmeng Su; Hugo Peyre; Shuang Song; Catherine McBride; Twila Tardif; Hong Li; Yuping Zhang; Weilan Liang; Zhixiang Zhang; Franck Ramus; Hua Shu
Learning and Instruction Vol. 49, No. 1 (June 2017) pp. 54–63
The present longitudinal study investigated the predictive power of preschool linguistic skills and early family factors on children's comprehensive literacy skills at the end of primary school in 262 Chinese children. The results indicated that a...
Yahua Cheng; Jie Zhang; Hong Li; Richard Anderson; Fengjiao Ding; Kim Nguyen-Jahiel; Hua Shu; Xinchun Wu
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 43, No. 6 (2015) pp. 643–664
A study involving 106 fourth graders and two teachers from a school in Beijing investigated the impact of a peer-led, open-format discussion approach, called collaborative reasoning (CR), on students' reading comprehension and teacher's professional ...