By D.W. Ryan, B.J. Shapiro, L.W. Anderson
This booklet stories the layout, execution, and result of a cross-national examine of school rooms in 8 nations. scholars have been administered assessments and accomplished questionnaires firstly and the top of the examine. lecturers additionally accomplished questionnaires. study rooms have been visited via knowledgeable observers at the typical of 8 occasions in the course of the examine. the information have been analyzed in quite a few methods: basic summaries, sequential analyses, and multivariate analyses. the result of those analyses are offered and mentioned. Conclusions in response to those findings in addition to innovations for additional learn are offered
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Five of these eight minutes would be spent by observers using the FMI. The SNAP and IAR were to fit into the remaining three minutes. The Snapshot provided data on the general class activity or activities in which students were expected to be engaged, the numbers of students who were in fact engaged in the activity or activities, and the teacher's role in the classroom. When using the Snapshot, the classroom activity or activities were first coded into one or more of ten categories: lecture, review, discussion, oral practice or drill, testing, reading at seats, written seat work, laboratory work, management or non-academic, and other.
For the first twenty-six statements students were asked to indicate whether they strongly agreed, agreed, were undecided, disagreed, or strongly disagreed with the opinion or sentiment expressed. Ten of these statements were identical to those included on the ISQ. For the remaining ten statements included on the FSQ students were asked to indicate whether they believed the statement was true or false. The FSQ was required in all participating countries. 5 displays the internal consistency reliability estimates for the attitude and perception scales included on the ISQ and the FSQ.
Finally, the observers completed five instruments: the Classroom Identification and Information Form (CIIF), the Snapshot (SNAP), the Five-Minute Interaction Form (FMI), the Individual Activity Record (IAR), and the Classroom Rating Scale (CRS). A second way of organizing the instruments is to consider the time during the study at which the instruments were completed. 2 displays the instruments organized in this manner. 2 Summary of instruments included in the study (organized by time administered or completed) Abbreviation Time completed Instrument Prior to the study National Description Report Initial Teacher Questionnaire Teacher Interview Initial Student Questionnaire Pretest Pre-Observation Interview NDR ITQ TI ISQ PRETEST POI Classroom Identification and Information Form Snapshot Five-Minute Interaction Form Individual Activity Record Classroom Rating Scale Opportunity to Learn Final Teacher Questionnaire Final Student Questionnaire Posttest CIIF Before each observation During each observation At end of study SNAP FMI IAR CRS OTL FTQ FSQ POSTTEST 26 Sid Bourke, Angela Hildyard and Lorin W.
The IEA Classroom Environment Study by D.W. Ryan, B.J. Shapiro, L.W. Anderson