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Secondary Analysis of the TIMSS Data

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ISBN-10: 1402008597

ISBN-13: 9781402008597

Edition: 2002

Authors: David F. Robitaille, Albert E. Beaton

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The goal of this volume is to use the data from IEA's Third International Mathematics and Science Study to investigate significant questions related to mathematics and science education as well as a number of methodological issues.
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List price: $269.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 9/30/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 429
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
TIMSS in Context: Assessment, Monitoring, and Moving Targets
TIMSS: A Brief Overview of the Study
Focus on Mathematics
Analyzing Student Responses in Mathematics Using Two-Digit Rubrics
From SIMS to TIMSS: Trends in Students' Achievement in Mathematics
The Impact of TIMSS on the Mathematics Standards Movement in the United States
TIMSS Mathematics Results: A Japanese Perspective
TIMSS, Common Sense, and the Curriculum
Advanced Mathematics: Curricula and Student Performance
Focus on Science
Exploring Population 2 Students' Ideas about Science
Science Achievement: A Czech Perspective
TIMSS Science Results For Hong Kong: an Ailing Dragon with a British Legacy
Science Achievement: A Russian Perspective
TIMSS Science Results Seen from a Nordic Perspective
Focus on Cross-Curricular Issues
Separating School, Classroom and Student Variances and their Relationship to Socio-Economic Status
On the Relationship Between Mathematics and Science Achievement in the United States
Students' Attitudes and Perceptions
Analyzing Gender Differences for High Achieving Students on TIMSS
Investigating Correlates of Mathematics and Science Literacy in the Final Year of Secondary School
Indicators of ICT in Mathematics: Status and Covariation with Achievement Measures
Extra-School Instruction in Mathematics and Science
Teachers' Sources and Uses of Assessment Information
Focus on Methodology
Extending the Application of Multilevel Modeling to Data from TIMSS
Application of the Scale Anchoring Method to Interpret the TIMSS Achievement Scales
Effects of Adaptations on Comparability of Test Items and Test Scores
Conclusion
A Look Back at TIMSS: What Have We Learned about International Studies
Appendix
Index