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Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed.; Martin, Michael O., Ed. – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2015
The "PIRLS 2016 Assessment Framework, 2nd Edition" provides the foundation for the three international assessments planned as part of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement's Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016: PIRLS, PIRLS Literacy, and ePIRLS. PIRLS represents the…
Descriptors: International Programs, Testing Programs, Student Evaluation, Reading Tests
Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed.; Martin, Michael O., Ed. – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2014
The "TIMSS Advanced 2015 Assessment Frameworks" provides the foundation for the two international assessments to take place as part of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement's TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) Advanced 2015--Advanced Mathematics and Physics. Chapter 1 (Liv…
Descriptors: International Programs, Testing Programs, Mathematics Tests, Science Tests
Martin, Michael O., Ed.; Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed.; Kennedy, Ann M., Ed. – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2007
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)'s Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) provides internationally comparative data about students' reading achievement in primary school (the fourth grade in most participating countries). PIRLS also provides extensive information about the home and…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Translation, Comparative Analysis, Grade 4
Kennedy, Ann M., Ed.; Mullis, Ina V.S., Ed.; Martin, Michael O., Ed.; Trong, Kathleen L., Ed. – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2007
In the "PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) 2006 Encyclopedia," each participating country, 39 in total, describes its education system and the reading curriculum as it is intended to be taught, and outlines the polices and practices that guide reading instruction and teacher education. This in-depth, qualitative approach to…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Reading Achievement, Library Facilities, Encyclopedias
Mullis, Ina V. S.; Kennedy, Ann M.; Martin, Michael O.; Sainsbury, Marian – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2006
PIRLS 2006 provides countries with the unique opportunity to obtain internationally comparative data about how well their children can read. Countries also will obtain detailed information about home supports for literacy as well as school instruction. For the 35 countries that participated in PIRLS 2001, PIRLS 2006 will provide information on…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Reading Research, International Programs, Comparative Analysis
Mullis, Ina V. S.; Martin, Michael O.; Ruddock, Graham J.; O'Sullivan, Christine Y.; Arora, Alka; Erberber, Ebru – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2005
Developing the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2007 Assessment Frameworks represents an extensive collaborative effort involving individuals and expert groups from more than 60 countries around the world. The document contains three frameworks for implementing TIMSS 2007--the Mathematics Framework, the Science…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Grade 4, Geometric Concepts, Science Tests
Mullis, Ina V. S.; Martin, Michael O.; Foy, Pierre – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2005
This report documents the process undertaken to produce scales in three cognitive domains: knowing, applying, and reasoning. Included are the final scales showing differences among countries, as well as within countries. TIMSS 2003 is the third and most recently completed round of IEA's Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, a…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Mathematics Achievement, Grade 8, Cognitive Measurement
Mullis, Ina V. S.; Martin, Michael O.; Gonzalez, Eugenio J.; Chrostowski, Steven J. – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2004
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003 is the most recent in a very ambitious series of international assessments conducted in nearly 50 countries to measure trends in mathematics and science learning. The aim of TIMSS, the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, is to improve the teaching and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Grade 4, Mathematics Teachers
Martin, Michael O.; Mullis, Ina V.S.; Gonzalez, Eugenio J.; Chrostowski, Steven J. – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2004
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003 is the third in a continuing cycle of international mathematics and science assessments conducted every four years. TIMSS assesses achievement in countries around the world and collects a rich array of information about the educational contexts for learning mathematics and…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Grade 4, Science Curriculum, Science Achievement
Martin, Michael O., Ed.; Mullis, Ina V.S., Ed.; Chrostowski, Steven J., Ed. – TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, 2004
This volume describes the technical aspects of TIMSS 2003 and summarizes the main activities involved in the development of the data collection instruments, the data collection itself, and the analysis and reporting of the data. The thirteen chapters contained herein are: (1) Overview of TIMSS 2003 (Michael O. Martin and Ina V. S. Mullis); (2)…
Descriptors: Sampling, Quality Control, Science Tests, Grade 4