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Title Comparing learning outcomes : international assessments and education policy / edited by Jay H. Moskowitz, Maria Stephens
Published London : RoutledgeFalmer, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 226 pages)
Contents Toward education improvement : the future of international assessment / Eugene Owen [and others] -- From comprehension to literacy : thirty years of reading assessment / Dominique Lafontaine -- The assessment of adult literacy : history and prospects / T. Scott Murray -- Cross-curricular competencies : development in a new area of education outcome indicators / Jules L. Peschar -- Assessment of cross-curricular problem-solving competencies / Eckhard Klieme -- Reflections on the use of indicators in policy and practice / Friedrich Plank and Douglas Hodgkinson -- Gender differences in achievement : overview and examples of data use in five countries / compiled by Maria Stephens with contributions from Konrad Krainer [and others] -- Considerations in comparing results from different countries, subjects, and grade levels / Kimmo Leimu -- Moving beyond bivariate indicators : the role of multilevel modelling in international comparisons / Roel J. Bosker and Tom A.B. Snijders -- On the methods used for international assessments of educational competencies / Fabrice Murat and Thierry Rocher
Summary Written by researchers from eleven different countries, these accounts offer clear guidance on conducting different forms of international comparative research and valuable suggestions for new directions in such research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Academic achievement -- Evaluation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education and state -- Cross-cultural studies.
Educational evaluation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Educational indicators -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Moskowitz, Jay H., 1946-
Stephens, Maria, 1972-
LC no. 2003021709
ISBN 0203403568 (electronic bk.)
9780203403563 (electronic bk.)