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Pages: 3668-3672
Publication year: 2009
ISBN: 978-84-612-9801-3
ISSN: 2340-1117

Conference name: 1st International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 6-8 July, 2009
Location: Barcelona ,Spain

USE OF A PORTFOLIO AS AN ASSESSMENT TOOL OF THE STATISTICAL PRACTICES WITH R

Within the context of the new education system in the Higher Education, and following the principles of the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), portfolios are being widely used as an assessment tool in the teaching-learning process. Roughly speaking, the portfolio consists of a planned collection of works that the student contributes to show the personal progress in a specific area. These works have a double purpose. On the one hand allow us to evaluate their capacities, skills and abilities achieved by the students in relation with the learning objectives and the evaluation criteria previously established. On the other hand, allows the students think about their efforts and achievements in their own learning which makes that they take active part in the teaching-learning process.

In this paper, a specific portfolio is designed as an evaluation way for the statistical practices with R in the subject Statistical Methods in Engineering of the first course of the Electricity Technical Engineering studies. Moreover, the characteristics and advantages of this evaluation methodology to fit the actual evaluation systems to the Bolonia framework and ECTS demands.

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author = {S{\'{a}}ez-Castillo, A.J. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez-Alcal{\'{a}}, R. and Navarro-Moreno, J. and Ruiz-Molina, J.C.},
title = {USE OF A PORTFOLIO AS AN ASSESSMENT TOOL OF THE STATISTICAL PRACTICES WITH R},
series = {1st International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies},
booktitle = {EDULEARN09 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-612-9801-3},
issn = {2340-1117},
publisher = {IATED},
location = {Barcelona ,Spain},
month = {6-8 July, 2009},
year = {2009},
pages = {3668-3672}}
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AU - A.J. Sáez-Castillo AU - R. Fernández-Alcalá AU - J. Navarro-Moreno AU - J.C. Ruiz-Molina
TI - USE OF A PORTFOLIO AS AN ASSESSMENT TOOL OF THE STATISTICAL PRACTICES WITH R
SN - 978-84-612-9801-3/2340-1117
PY - 2009
Y1 - 6-8 July, 2009
CI - Barcelona ,Spain
JO - 1st International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
JA - EDULEARN09 Proceedings
SP - 3668
EP - 3672
ER -
A.J. Sáez-Castillo, R. Fernández-Alcalá, J. Navarro-Moreno, J.C. Ruiz-Molina (2009) USE OF A PORTFOLIO AS AN ASSESSMENT TOOL OF THE STATISTICAL PRACTICES WITH R, EDULEARN09 Proceedings, pp. 3668-3672.
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