Contributions to Statistics

Statistical Methods for the Evaluation of University Systems

Editors: Attanasio, Massimo, Capursi, Vincenza (Eds.)

  • Provides such tools as composite indicators and other measures of outcomes. Offers a 20-year overview of the Italian evaluation system. Covers implications of the introduction of different evaluation/assessment criteria/procedures in the Italian University System.

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This book presents a collection of statistical methods and procedures to assess data coming from educational systems. The topics examined include: statistical methods for constructing composite indicators, applied measurements, assessment of educational systems, measurement of the performance of the students at Italian universities, and statistical modeling for questionnaire data. Other issues are the implications of introducing different assessment criteria and procedures to the Italian university system.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • TES – From Impressionism to Expressionism

    Bernardi, Lorenzo

    Pages 3-14

  • The Assessment of University Teaching by Students: The Organizational Perspective

    Golzio, Luigi Enrico

    Pages 15-31

  • University League Tables

    Bernardi, L. (et al.)

    Pages 33-51

  • Structural Equation Models and Student Evaluation of Teaching: A PLS Path Modeling Study

    Balzano, Simona (et al.)

    Pages 55-66

  • A Study on University Students’ Opinions about Teaching Quality: a Model Based Approach for Clustering Ordinal Data

    Corduas, Marcella

    Pages 67-77

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Statistical Methods for the Evaluation of University Systems
Editors
  • Massimo Attanasio
  • Vincenza Capursi
Series Title
Contributions to Statistics
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-7908-2375-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7908-2375-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2374-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2828-3
Series ISSN
1431-1968
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 282
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