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Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education

, Volume 20, Issue 3–4, pp 111–116 | Cite as

Improving Teaching and Learning Through Evaluation: A Special Issue on the National Evaluation Institute

  • Marco A. Muñoz
  • Douglas R. Davis
  • Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation (CREATE)
Preface
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This Special Issue of the Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education (JPEE) consists of ten articles associated with presentations at the 16th annual National Evaluation Institute (NEI) of the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation (CREATE) held in Orlando, FL, USA (October 4–6, 2007). The theme of the CREATE conference was Improving Teaching and Learning through Evaluation, with the objective of recognizing the importance of linking evaluation information to improve the “core” of any educational system. The vision of CREATE is to improve student learning, development, and achievement in early childhood, K-12 schools, institutes of higher education, and other educational settings. This Special Issue evolved in close collaboration between Springer and CREATE. CREATE is grateful for this cooperation, bringing the opportunity to share some important manuscripts concerning evaluation to the attention of the readership of JPEE. Reviews and revision...

Keywords

Professional Development Student Achievement Instructional Practice Teacher Quality Novice Teacher 
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© Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco A. Muñoz
    • 1
  • Douglas R. Davis
    • 1
  • Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation (CREATE)
  1. 1.Accountability, Research, and Planning DepartmentJefferson County Public Schools, VanHoose Education CenterLouisvilleUSA

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