ERIC Number: EJ1071676
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
A Dataset from TIMSS to Examine the Relationship between Computer Use and Mathematics Achievement
Kadijevich, Djordje M.
British Journal of Educational Technology, v46 n5 p984-987 Sep 2015
Because the relationship between computer use and achievement is still puzzling, there is a need to prepare and analyze good quality datasets on computer use and achievement. Such a dataset can be derived from TIMSS data. This paper describes how this dataset can be prepared. It also gives an example of how the dataset may be analyzed. The analysis evidenced that (1) computers should not be used frequently, and (2) they should be used as a learning tool more often than as an information tool.
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Computer Use, Test Items, Problem Sets, Item Banks, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Program Development, Program Descriptions, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Database Design, Databases, Incidence, Technology Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Correlation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study