ERIC Number: EJ617249
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Consistency of Findings across International Surveys of Math & Science.
O'Leary, Michael; Kellaghan, Thomas; Madaus, George F.; Beaton, Albert E.
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v8 n43 2000
Examined the effect sizes associated with mean differences in performance on the Second International Assessment of Educational Progress (IAEP2) and the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) administered in 1995. Largest differences were associated with the performance of students in France, Ireland, and Switzerland. Proposes five hypotheses to account for these differences. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Effect Size, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, International Studies, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Tests, Science Tests
Electronic journal available at http://olam.ed.asu.edu/apaa; 15 pages.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study