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Travers, Kenneth J.; Westbury, Ian – 1989
Between 1980 and 1982, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Second International Mathematics Study (SIMS) collected data on mathematics curricula, teaching practices, and achievement from samples of students, teachers, and schools in 18 countries. This material is a technical supplement describing the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, International Programs, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Curriculum
Halls, W. D., Ed. – 1990
The global status of comparative education from the 1960s to the present is presented in three parts. Part 1 comprises a general review of the background to seven regional studies. The review provides a picture of the overall historical development; the modifications in the concept of comparative education that have occurred; the general…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Development
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Beasley, Kenneth L. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
Three major professional associations for research administrators (National Conference on the Administration of Research, National Council of University Research Administrators, and Society of Research Administrators) are described and compared in terms of their objectives, group membership, and activities. The three are seen to serve different…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrators, Committees, Comparative Analysis
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Stallings, Jane; And Others – Elementary School Journal, 1986
Evaluates the effect of a comprehensive teacher training program in Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) on student achievement. Reports findings of two phases of a four-phase Follow-Through study. Achievement test scores indicate that students in the project made significant gains in reading and mathematics. (DR)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Education
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Lean, Glendon A.; And Others – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1990
Investigated were Australian and Papua New Guinean elementary school children's strategies and errors on arithmetic word problems. Reports that (1) the two samples showed similar strategies and similar errors and (2) the main variable determining difficulty was the semantic structure of the questions. (YP)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics