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2002
Following the initial report presenting the first results of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2000 covering results in three domains and looking at the relationship between student performance in reading literacy (the major domain) and selected characteristics of…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Literacy, Profiles, Reading Achievement
Davis, Celestine, Ed. – 2002
This report summarizes current National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) programs, including its major publications and plans for future work. In addition to updating the descriptions of long-standing data collections, such as the Common Core of Data, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, and the National Assessment of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Data Collection, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Valijarvi, Jouni; Linnakyla, Pirjo; Kupari, Pekka; Reinikainen, Pasi; Arffman, Inga – 2002
As revealed by the mean scores of the countries participating in the Performance Improvement through Strategy Analysis (PISA) assessment of reading literacy, Finland shows the highest reading literacy performance in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation Development (OECD) Finland's performance is significantly higher than that of any other…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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Benner, Dietrich – Zeitschrift fur Padagogik, 2002
Draws on a theory of education for a Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) framework based on the structure of general education in modern educational systems. Shows that pedagogical research on school and instruction is formed by the relationship of instruction, didactics, curricular development, and achievement control. (CAJ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Didacticism
Lemke, Mariann; Lippman, Laura; Bairu, Ghedam; Calsyn, Christopher; Kruger, Thea; Jocelyn, Leslie; Kastberg, David; Liu, Yan Yun; Roey, Stephen; Williams, Trevor – 2001
This report presents revised results from the first cycle of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). PISA is a new international assessment of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy. The United States has joined with 27 other member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, International Studies
Lemke, Mariann; Lippman, Laura; Bairu, Ghedam; Calsyn, Christopher; Kruger, Thea; Jocelyn, Leslie; Kastberg, David; Liu, Yan Yun; Roey, Stephen; Williams, Trevor – 2001
This report presents results from the first cycle of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). PISA is a new international assessment of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy. The United States has joined with 27 other member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and 4…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, International Studies
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). – 2001
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a collaborative effort by the governments of member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to monitor the outcomes of education systems in terms of student achievement on a regular basis and within a common, agreed-upon framework. By supporting a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education
Gonzales, Patrick; Guzman, Juan Carlos; Partelow, Lisette; Pahlke, Erin; Jocelyn, Leslie; Kastberg, David; Williams, Trevor – US Department of Education, 2004
This report presents results for countries that participated in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003. In 2003, TIMSS was conducted at grades four and eight. This summary highlights initial findings on the performance of U.S. fourth- and eighth-grade students relative to their peers in other countries on the TIMSS…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Mathematics Achievement, Academic Achievement, Science Achievement
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Lang, Kurt; Lang, Gladys Engel – Journal of Communication, 1993
Argues that communication research needs to move toward better integration of observations on the microlevel with systemic generalizations about macrolevel phenomena, and reorient research away from the media behavior and responses of individuals and toward the cumulative consequences of media behavior over time. (SR)
Descriptors: Communication Research, Higher Education, Media Research, Research Methodology
Lemke, Mariann; Calsyn, Christopher; Lippman, Laura; Jocelyn, Leslie; Kastberg, David; Liu, Yan Yun; Roey, Stephen; Williams, Trevor; Kruger, Thea; Bairu, Ghedam – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2002
Presents results from international assessments of 15-year-olds' capabilities in reading literacy, mathematics literacy, and science literacy, with an emphasis on reading literacy. Sample survey data from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) provide a first step in the measurement of cross-curricular competencies in various…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, International Education, International Studies
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