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Modelos estadísticos y evaluación: tres estudios en educación

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  • Anna Cuxart

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The educational system in Spain is undergoing a reorganization. At present, high-school graduates who want to enroll at a public university must take a set of examinations Pruebas de Aptitud para el Acceso a la Universidad (PAAU). A "new formula" (components, weights, type of exam,...) for university admission is been discussed. The present paper summarizes part of the research done by the author in her PhD. The context for this thesis is the evaluation of large-scale and complex systems of assessment. The main objectives were: to achieve a deep knowledge of the entire university admissions process in Spain, to discover the main sources of uncertainty and to promote empirical research in a continual improvement of the entire process. Focusing in the suitable statistical models and strategies which allow to high-light the imperfections of the system and reduce them, the paper develops, among other approaches, some applications of multilevel modeling.

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  • Anna Cuxart, 1999. "Modelos estadísticos y evaluación: tres estudios en educación," Economics Working Papers 421, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  • Handle: RePEc:upf:upfgen:421
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    PAAU exams; admissions process; random coefficient models; variance component models; rater reliability;

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    • C89 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Other
    • C99 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Other
    • I29 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Other

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