ERIC Number: ED286707
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Mar
Second International Mathematics Study. Training Manual for Use of the Databank of the Longitudinal, Classroom Process Surveys for Population A in the IEA Second International Mathematics Study. Contractor's Report.
Wolfe, Richard G.
This manual is designed for those researchers using the databank on classroom process surveys for the population of 13-year-olds in the Second International Mathematics Study. The manual opens with overviews of the study and the databank and states the purpose of the training. In the second section on "Interpretation," the codes, layout, and other documentation points are explained. The third section on "Application" shows the general flow of processing to use the documentation and data files. Finally, a "Practice" section is provided, with exercises related to the data. Appendices pertain to: (1) Analysis of the Cognitive Item Table; (2) International Item Response File; (3) U.S.A. Classroom Aggregate File; (4) Extracts from the Databank; and (5) Weighting and Sampling Errors. (MNS)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Center for Education Statistics (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, New York, NY.; Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A