ERIC Number: ED310128
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Open Session IEA General Assembly (24th, Enschede, Netherlands, August 15-19, 1983).
Eggen, T. J. H. M., Ed.
Ten papers, four general overviews,, and three commentaries delivered at the General Assembly of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) in 1983 are presented. The papers include: (1) "Why Join IEA?" (J. P. Keeves); (2) "Research and Policymaking in Education: An International Perspective" (T. Husen); and (3) "A Diagnostic Way of Handling the Test-Curriculum Overlap Using Constrained Multidimensional Scaling" (W. de Corte and C. Brusselmans-Dehairs). A general overview by R. W. Phillipps of the Second International Mathematics Study precedes the fourth paper: (4) "Some Results of the Second International Mathematics Study in The Netherlands" (T. J. Eggen et al.). A general overview by A. Purves and S. Takala of the IEA Written Composition study is followed by the fifth paper: (5) "Results and Effects of IEA Written Composition Study in The Netherlands" (H. Wesdorp). A general overview by B. Avalos of the Classroom Environment Study precedes the sixth paper: (6) "Student Activities and Learning Outcomes" (W. Tomic and E. Warries). A general overview by J. P. Keeves of the Second IEA Science Study precedes the seventh paper: (7) "Optimalization of Reporting Results from National Assessment Studies" (W. J. Pelgrum). Concerning the issue of equality in educational opportunity, the following papers were delivered: (8) "Schooling and Equality" (J. S. Coleman); (9) "Phases in Social Structure and Change of Educational Opportunity, A Comment on Coleman's Paper" (J. Dronkers); and (10) "Designing a Policy for Equality of Educational Opportunity, A Comment on Coleman's Paper" (A. Hoogerwerf). Commentaries include the papers delivered by J. Dronkers and A. Hoogerwerf as well as commentaries by R. W. Phillipps, A. Purves, and J. P. Keeves, respectively, on papers on the international mathematics, composition, and science studies. (TJH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, International Organizations, International Programs, International Studies, Mathematics Achievement, National Programs, Outcomes of Education, Science Education, Testing Programs, Writing Evaluation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Twente Univ., Enschede (Netherlands). Dept. of Education.; International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.