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Assessing Quality in European Educational Research: by Ingrid Gogolin, Fredrik Åström, Antje Hansen

By Ingrid Gogolin, Fredrik Åström, Antje Hansen

Competition-based types for learn coverage and administration have an expanding impression during the examine procedure, from attracting investment to publishing effects. The advent of qc equipment using a variety of varieties of functionality signs is a part of this improvement. The authors provided during this quantity care for the next questions: What counts as ‘quality’ and the way can this be assessed? What are the potential unintended effects of present quality controls structures on study performed within the eu study sector, particularly within the social sciences and the humanities?

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G. the field of educational research. The first problem makes the use of conventional bibliometric data sources highly debatable, the second has implications for the trust and fairness of peer judgements, as well as on the question of what actually should be measured. To overcome these problems a new approach based on the analysis of correlations between peer judgements and bibliometric measures was proposed and scrutinized in the EERQI project. 2 Related research activities Citation analysis, as part of quality assessment tools, is limited by the bibliographic databases where citation data is gathered.

While a retrieved term with the TF-IDF method can be located in any part of the document and thus may be irrelevant to the gist and main content of the article, a term retrieved in a summary sentence or problem sentence bears high resemblance to the general topic of the article. In the following paragraphs we provide indications for comparing the results provided by Lucene and those of using XIP. 57 We retrieved 1200 research documents with the EERQI search engine with the query "sport AND school".

We have made the following observations: a) Some section headings follow the functional structuring of natural science articles, some do not. About half of the articles contain an ‘Introduction’ and/or a ‘Conclusion’, one third has a ‘Methods’ section and 26% of the articles has a section entitled ‘Results’, ‘Findings’ or ‘Conclusion’. Thus a basis for a functionally oriented article structure can be perceived in the first and last chapters of most of the articles. Nearly 60% of the section headings, however, are oriented towards aspects of the content of the articles and show no predefined form.

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