Buda, Rodolphe (2009): Learning-Testing Process in Classroom: An Empirical Simulation Model. Published in: Computers & Education , Vol. 52, No. 1 (January 2009): pp. 177-187.
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This paper presents an empirical micro-simulation model of the teaching and the testing process in the classroomH. It is a non-econometric micro-simulation model describing informational behaviors of the pupils, based on the observation of the pupils’ communication behavior during lessons and tests. The representation of the knowledge process is very simplified. However, we tried to study the involvements of individual motivation, capability and relationship with other pupils of each pupil, to compare them to the new-classical(and keynesian) and Austrian information and knowledge theoretical results. It is a first step and future development should concern expectation behaviors and dynamics. This paper aims too to give, we hope so, some criteria of pupils’ rationality in the classroom.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Learning-Testing Process in Classroom: An Empirical Simulation Model|
|Keywords:||Teaching ; Learning ; Cheating ; Information ; Communication ; Knowledge ; Micro-simulation ; Classroom|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G14 - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs > C88 - Other Computer Software
D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D83 - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief
A - General Economics and Teaching > A2 - Economics Education and Teaching of Economics
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches > B53 - Austrian
|Depositing User:||Rodolphe Buda|
|Date Deposited:||14. Dec 2008 15:32|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 12:40|
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