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Campbell, J. R., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1994
This special issue summarizes parallel studies in five countries (Japan, Greece, Thailand, Republic of China, United States) investigating the causal linkages among socioeconomic status variables, family processes, and school variables on the mathematics achievement of urban elementary school children. Methodological problems in cross-cultural and…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Campbell, James Reed, Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1996
The eight chapters of this theme issue use quantitative and qualitative methods to explore the nature and nurture of young participants in the mathematics Olympiad from five countries. Parallel studies are presented of winners from China, Taiwan, and the United States, along with descriptions of programs in Japan and Russia. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Wolf, Richard M., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1992
Twelve articles present excerpts from several national reports of countries participating on the Second International Science Study (SISS) of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement. The SISS examined science achievement and its correlates in participating countries and studied trends from 1970 through the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affective Behavior, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education