Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Meta-Analysis of Dynamic Assessment Research in South Africa

Buy Article:

$24.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

The need for tertiary education screening in South Africa has highlighted the role dynamic assessment has to play in this regard, and as no cumulative statistical conclusions can be drawn from single case studies, it was considered timely to do so. In order to address this gap in the field, a meta-analysis was conducted on studies that focused on the efficacy of dynamic assessment interventions within various settings. Fewer research studies dealing with dynamic assessment have been conducted in South Africa as compared to overseas research in the same area. The study served a two-fold purpose: first, to assess the significance of the synthesized effect size from a number of individual studies whose original intention was an investigation of the significance of dynamic assessment interventions; second, to compare two meta-analytic software programs that are freely available online. Small to average effect sizes of 0.3354 and 0.3481 were generated respectively by both programs, with the typical effect size ranging from 0.2–0.8. The method and results of this meta-analysis are discussed along with the limitations inherent in both the programs and we conclude with recommendations for further meta-analytic studies in South Africa within the field of dynamic assessment.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: South Africa; dynamic assessment; meta-analysis

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: 1: Sunnyside, South Africa 2: University of Pretoria

Publication date: January 1, 2006

More about this publication?
  • The Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology is no longer available to subscribers on Ingenta Connect. Please go to http://connect.springerpub.com/content/sgrjcep to access your online subscription to Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology.
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more