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Zuzovsky, Ruth – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 2002
Discusses criticisms of international educational studies and describes ways in which such studies can be used advantageously for diagnosis, identification of "what works," and monitoring and accountability. Presents examples of these categories of use. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, International Studies
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Zuzovsky, Ruth – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1999
Focuses on the performance assessment of the practical component in science education, discussing changes over the years in the rationale and methodology of large-scale performance assessment. Illustrates these changes by comparing the Second International Science Study (1984) with the Third International Science and Mathematics Study. Contains 77…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 4, Intermediate Grades, Performance Based Assessment
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Tamir, Pinchas; Zuzovsky, Ruth – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1999
Describes the achievement of Israeli fourth and eight graders on the performance assessment of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). The Israeli educational system has stressed practical tasks, and as expected, performance of Israeli students on the TIMSS performance assessment is quite high. (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Grade 4, Grade 8
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Zuzovsky, Ruth – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1999
Describes the problems inherent in scoring performance assessment on a large scale, focusing on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and scoring for Israeli students. In spite of the weaknesses in the scoring approach, the effort seems to have empowered teachers. (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, International Studies