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Título: Hierarchical linear models in education sciences: an application
Autor: Valente, Vítor
Oliveira, Teresa
Palavras-chave: Hierarchical linear models
Multi-level models
Multi-level analysis
Data: 2009
Editora: Polskie Towarzystwo Biometryczne
Citação: Valente, Vítor; Oliveira, Teresa - Hierarchical linear models in education sciences: an application. "Bimetrical Letters". ISSN 1896-3811. Vol. 46, Nº 1 (2009), p. 71-86
Resumo: The importance of hierarchical structured data analysis, based on appropriate statistical models, is very well known in several research areas. In this paper we describe an application in Education Sciences: we have students grouped in classes belonging to schools, which in turn are scattered throughout the country. This grouped organization is labelled as a hierarchical or multilevel structure, and the models usually adopted for statistical analysis of this kind of data are hierarchical linear or multilevel models. The development of these models takes into account data variability within and among the hierarchical levels. We apply a hierarchical linear model (HLM) with two levels – students and schools – in order to identify relevant differences in student performance (10th grade high school in 2004/2005), considering three scientific subjects and comparing two different regions of Portugal: Coastal and Inland.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.2/2062
ISSN: 1896-3811
Versão do Editor: http://www.au.poznan.pl/biometrical.letters/index.php?p=abstract&a=2009.46.1.6
Aparece nas colecções:Matemática e Estatística - Artigos em revistas internacionais / Papers in international journals

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