Zrinka Ristić Dedić

Senior Research Assistant
Institute for Social Research in Zagreb
Centre for Educational Research and Development
Amruševa 8/III
10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel: +385 1 48 25 056
Fax: +385 1 48 28 910
E-mail:

 

Born: 15-03-1974

 

Education

2010 - PhD in Psychology at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. Dissertation: An Examination of Motivational and Metacognitive Processes in Inquiry Learning within a Computer-supported Learning Environment“

1997 - B.Sc. in Psychology at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. Research thesis: „Analysis of some motivational factors of recycling behavior”.

Work experience

2003 - now     Institute for Social Research in Zagreb, Centre for Educational Research and Development. Research assistant. 

1997 – 2003    Agencies for market and public opinion research. Researcher.

 

Participation in Research and Developmental Projects

2010

Analysis of Construct Validity and Other Metric Characteristics of Natural Science Subjects Exams

National Centre for External Evaluation of Education

2010

Relating Natural Science Subjects External Exam Results with School, Teachers' and Students' Characteristics

National Centre for External Evaluation of Education

2009 - 2010

Private Tutoring Phenomenon: Developing Policy Options

Network of Education Policy Centers

2009

Compatibility of Some Education Quality Indicators with Croatian Pedagogical Standards and EU Benchmarks

Ministry of Science, Education and Sport

2009

Analysis of Truancy in Croatian Primary Schools

Ministry of Science, Education and Sport

2008 -

Equalization and Improvement of the Quality of Compulsory Education in the Republic of Croatia

Ministry of Science, Education and Sport

2007 - 2008

School self evaluation in Croatian elementary schools – The first experiences of schools

Education and Teacher Training Agency

2006 -

International Social Survey Programme

Ministry of Science, Education and Sport

2006 - 2009

Evaluation of the program Cities and municipalities – friends of children from children's perspective

Associations „Our Children“ and Croatian Society for Preventive and Social Pediatrics

2006 - 2007

Usage of national assessment results for school self-evaluation

National Centre for External Evaluation of Education

2006 - 2007

Key Competences 'Learning to Learn' and 'Entrepreneurship' in Croatian Primary Education

European Training Foundation

2006 - 2007

Development of the Methodology of Preschool Self-evaluation: Quality Assurance in Preschool Education

Institute for Social Research – Centre for Educational Research and Development

2004 – 2007

Monitoring of Private Tutoring Phenomenon in Secondary Education

Open Society Institute – Education Support Programme

2004 - 2007

Introducing secondary school-leaving exam (State Matura) into Croatian school system

Ministry of Science, Education and Sport

2003 - 2005

Analysis of conditions for introducing secondary school-leaving exam into Croatian school system

Ministry of Science and Technology

2002 - 2005

 

School self-evaluation as the mean of educational quality improvement

Ministry of Science and Technology

 

Foreign languages: English

 

Membership

Croatian Psychological Chamber

European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction EARLI

European Science Education Research Association ESERA

 

Bibliography

Bezinović, P., Marušić, I. & Ristić Dedić, Z. (2010). Razvoj kratke ljestvice učeničkih iskustava s učenjem i nastavom. [Development of the short scale of students experiences with learning and teaching]. Odgojne znanosti, 12(1), 29–44.

Ristić Dedić, Z., Bezinović, P., Odak, I. & Rister. D. (2010). Analiza prednosti, nedostataka, mogućnosti i zapreka u radu škola. [Analysis of Schools’ Strenghts, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats]. U P. Bezinović (Ur.), Samovrednovanje škola: Prva iskustva u osnovnim školama (str. 97-108). Zagreb: Agencija za odgoj i obrazovanje/ Institut za društvena istraživanja u Zagrebu.

Bezinović, P. & Ristić Dedić, Z. (2010). Samovrednovanje škole iz perspektive kritičkih prijatelja. [School Self-evaluation from Perspective of Critical Friends]. U P. Bezinović (Ur.), Samovrednovanje škola: Prva iskustva u osnovnim školama (str. 119-136). Zagreb: Agencija za odgoj i obrazovanje/ Institut za društvena istraživanja u Zagrebu.

Odak, I., Ristić Dedić, Z., Bezinović, P. & Rister. D. (2010). Kako škole vide sebe: Analiza samoevaluacijskog upitnika u projektu samovrednovanja škola. [How schools perceive themselves: Analysis of self-evaluation questionnaire in school self-evaluation project]. U P. Bezinović (Ur.), Samovrednovanje škola: Prva iskustva u osnovnim školama (str. 63-95). Zagreb: Agencija za odgoj i obrazovanje/ Institut za društvena istraživanja u Zagrebu.

Ristić Dedić, Z. (2009). Prikaz metodoloških i analitičkih pristupa u mikrorazvojnim istraživanjima. [Review of Methodological and Analytical Approaches in Microgenetic Researches]. Psihologijske teme 18(1), 1–20.

Jokić, B. & Ristić Dedić, Z (2007). U sjeni: privatne instrukcije u obrazovanju Republike Hrvatske. [In the Shadow: Private Tutoring in Croatian Education]. Zagreb: Institut za društvena istraživanja.  

Bezinović, P. & Ristić Dedić, Z. (2007). Državna matura u hrvatskim srednjim školama i upisna politika u visokom obrazovanju: korištenje rezultata državne mature za upise u visoko obrazovanje. [The State Graduate Exam in Croatian Secondary Schools and Admission Policy in Higher Education: Using Results of the State Graduation Exam for Admission into Higher Education]. Časopis za visoko obrazovanje, 2, 87-94.

Ristić Dedić, Z., Jokić, B. & Jurko, L. (2006). Private Tutoring in Croatia. In: I. Silova, V. Budiene and M. Bray (Eds.), Education in a Hidden Marketplace: Monitoring of Private Tutoring (pp. 169-191). New York: Open Society Institute.

Jokić, B., Baranović, B, Bezinović, P., Dolenec, D., Domović, V., Marušić, I, Pavin Ivanec, T., Rister, D., Ristić Dedić, Z. (2007). Final Report on the project of “Key Competences ‘Learning to Learn’ and ‘Entrepreneurship’ in Croatian Elementary Education. Torino: European Training Foundation.

Jokić B. & Ristić Dedić, Z. (2005). Evaluation of the Step by Step journals in Croatia. Educating children for democracy: ISSA Journal, (2), 116-124.

Bezinović, P. & Ristić Dedić, Z. (2005). Self-evaluation in Function of Improvement of Quality of Education - Self-evaluation in Croatian Schools. In P. Sahlberg (Ed.). Reshaping Primary and Secondary Education in Croatia (pp. 121-131) Zagreb: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports and the World Bank.

Bezinović, P. & Ristić Dedić, Z. (2005). External evaluation in Croatian secondary schools. In P. Sahlberg (Ed.). Reshaping Primary and Secondary Education in Croatia (pp. 132-136) Zagreb: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports and the World Bank.

Bezinović, P. i Ristić Dedić, Z. (2004). Državna matura u Hrvatskoj: Prijedlog nacionalnog pristupa. [State Matura in Croatia: National Project Proposal]. Zagreb: Institut za društvena istraživanja u Zagrebu.

Bezinović, P., Manestar, K. i Ristić Dedić, Z. (2004). Obiteljska kohezivnost i zadovoljstvo životom djevojaka i mladića iz sela i iz grada. [Family Cohesion and Well-being of Urban and Rural Adolescents]. Sociologija sela, 42 (1/2)(163-164), 157-172.

Ristić. Z. (1999). Analyzing Some Motivational Factors of Recycling Behavior in Zagreb, Croatia. Journal of Environmental Systems, 27(4), 265–279.

Ristić, Z. i Dedić, D. (1997). Utjecaj normativne informacije i poticanja individualne odgovornosti na namjeru recikliranja kućnog otpada. [Influence of Normative Information and Individual Responsibility Incentive on Recycling Intention]. Socijalna Ekologija, 6(4), 453–470.

Ristić, Z. i Dedić, D. (1997). Promjena percepcije opasnosti, stava i znanja o nuklearnim elektranama uslijed neposrednog iskustva s nuklearnom elektranom Krško. [Changes in the perception of danger, attitudes and knowledge on nuclear power plants after immediate experience with the nuclear power plant of Krško]. Socijalna Ekologija, 6(1-2), 37–51.