ERIC Number: EJ520982
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
What Can We Learn from International Assessments?
Mislevy, Robert J.
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v17 n4 p419-37 Win 1995
Inferences that might be made from international educational assessments are discussed, considering issues of popular definition and sampling, assessment exercises, background variables, and statistical analyses. International assessments do tell something about academic achievement, but other approaches may provide more cost-effective information for educational improvement. (SLD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Conference on the Use of International Educational Data (Washington, DC, February 4, 1994). Research supported by the National Center for Education Statistics, the National Science Foundation, and the Kellogg Foundation.