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Modelling and Monitoring the Teaching – Learning Process


Outline of the course:

 

Day and Timing: Monday, 2.30pm to 4.30pm

 

     Part I: Monitoring the Teaching - Learning Process

        Overview of educational measurement theory.

        Basics of Item Response Theory.

        Item Characteristic Curves and Modeling them.

        Estimating ability

        Information Function and Entropy

 

      Part II: Modelling the Teaching - Learning Process

        Overview of the Ising Model

        Glauber Dynamics

        The Metropolis Algorithm

        Models for the T-L Process


References:

1) E. T. Jaynes (1957). Information theory and statistical mechanics. Phys. Rev. 106, 620-630.

2) R. K. Hambleton, H. Swaminathan and H. J. Rogers (1991). Fundamentals of Item Response Theory. Thousand Oaks,CA: Sage Publications.

3)Herbert J Walberg and Geneva D Haertel(1990). The International Encyclopedia of Educational Evaluation. Oxford U. K. Pergamon Press.

3)Herbert J Walberg and Geneva D Haertel(1990). The International Encyclopedia of Educational Evaluation. Oxford U. K. Pergamon Press.

4) Vijay A. Singh and Praveen Pathak (2007), The Role of Friction in Rolling Bodies: Testing Student's Concepts, Evaluating Educational System and Testing the Test, International Conference to Review Research in Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, Mumbai.


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