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Braeken, Johan; Blömeke, Sigrid – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
Using data from the international Teacher Education and Development Study: Learning to Teach Mathematics (TEDS-M), the measurement equivalence of teachers' beliefs across countries is investigated for the case of "mathematics-as-a fixed-ability". Measurement equivalence is a crucial topic in all international large-scale assessments and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Bayesian Statistics, Test Bias, Teacher Education
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Mohammadpour, Ebrahim – Science Education, 2012
This article aims to investigate variations in science achievement for secondary school students across the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) assessments and to examine the relations of several student- and school-level factors with achievement. The data were obtained from 5,577, 5,314, and 4,466 Malaysian eighth…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Science Achievement, Secondary School Students, Grade 8
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Ng, Chris Fook Sheng; Ismail, Noor Azina – Journal of Educational Technology, 2007
This paper provides a brief understanding of the educational technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics to Form Two students (equivalent to the eighth-graders) in Malaysia. In particular, it attempts to understand the relationships between educational technology and mathematics achievement in both the urban and rural schools. The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Awang, Halimah; Ismail, Noor Azina – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
This paper examines the effects of teaching and learning strategies on mathematics achievement among eighth grade students in Malaysia using data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 1999. Factor analysis is used to separate the twenty-five teaching and learning practices into three main factors namely, instructional…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Regression (Statistics)