ERIC Number: EJ493906
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
What Does the United States Want to Learn from International Comparative Studies in Education?
Griffith, Jeanne E.; Medrich, Elliott A.
Prospects, v22 n4 p476-85 1992
Contends that, although surveys of international achievement have been of interest to the U.S. educational community, these studies are now receiving attention among policymakers. Asserts that significant changes are occurring in world economy and that international achievement comparisons are receiving coverage in the U.S. media. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education, International Educational Exchange, Mathematics Instruction, Research Reports, Research Utilization, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Use Studies
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study