ERIC Number: ED418894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Video Examples from the TIMSS Videotape Classroom Study: Eighth Grade Mathematics in Germany, Japan, and the United States [CD-ROM].
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
A video study was conducted as part of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), a comparative study of mathematics and science education in 41 countries focusing on student achievement and its educational context. The study was conducted in a total of 231 classrooms in Germany, Japan, and the United States. Innovative new multimedia database technology was used to facilitate the management and analysis of the videos. This CD-ROM presents video examples from the TIMSS videotape classroom study. The CD-ROM provides the user with an opportunity to learn about the methodology used, explore the findings of the study, and explore and discuss videos of German, Japanese, and American lessons. Includes clips from six public-use videotaped eighth-grade mathematics lessons, two lessons each from Germany, Japan, and the U.S. It also provides lesson tables for the mathematics lessons. (ASK)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Internet, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Videotape Recordings
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Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Germany; Japan; Third International Mathematics and Science Study