Meta-Analysis as a Tool for Assessing University-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

Hansel Burley (Texas Tech University, USA) and Bolanle A. Olaniran (Texas Tech University, USA)
Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 357
EISBN13: 9781466610071|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-857-6.ch024
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The researchers included 10 embedded assessments in the study for a mean gain effect size of .35. From the results of a pilot study, the authors learned that while the technique works, questions about the reliability and validity of the classroom assessments emerged. The authors speculate that institutional researchers can use these techniques to compare the assessment of standards within and among universities.
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