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Research on PISA

Research Outcomes of the PISA Research Conference 2009

Prenzel, M., Kobarg, M., Schöps, K., Rönnebeck, S. (Eds.)

2013, XXII, 222 p.

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  • First publication specifically focusing on research related to PISA 
  • Unique contributions on PISA research by leading experts from interdisciplinary fields 
  • Provides insight into different areas of comparative research on a large international scale
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an important part of the OECD's Indicator Programme. It collects data and provides comparative indicators of education systems in OECD member and partner countries. PISA provides datasets of outstanding quality regarding samples, instruments and analyses. In addition to its important function for educational monitoring, the PISA datasets are the basis of a wide range of secondary analyses from a number of different scientific perspectives and disciplines. The aim of this book is to make some of the outstanding PISA related research results available for a wider audience. Specifically four research areas will be focused: (1) Content related research; (2) Methodological research; (3) Context related research; (4) Research on trends in PISA. Each part of the book is devoted to one of these areas and will start with an introduction from a leading expert in the field followed by chapters covering research conducted in this field.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Context - Literacy - Methodology - OECD Programme for International Student Assessment - PISA - Trends

Related subjects » Education & Language - Mathematics Education - Psychology - Science Education

Table of contents 

Introduction: Research on PISA, with PISA, and for PISA: Manfred Prenzel.- Part I – Content Related Research.- Introduction: Werner Blum.- 1.  Implications of PISA Outcomes for Science Curriculum Re-form in the Netherlands: Harrie Eijkelhof, Johanna Kordes & Elwin Savelsbergh.- 2. Using Mathematical Competencies to Predict Item Difficulty in PISA: A MEG Study: Ross Turner, John Dossey, Werner Blum & Mogens Niss.- 3. PISA Mathematics in Germany: Extending the Conceptual Framework to Enable a More Differentiated Assessment: Michael Neubrand.- Part II – Methodological research.- Introduction: Methodological Research in Large-Scale Inter-national Assessments: The case of PISA: Mark Wilson.- 4. Modeling Reciprocal determinism in PISA: Trevor Williams & Kitty Williams.- 5. The Measurement of Translation Error in PISA-2006 Items: An Application of the Theory of Test Translation Error: Guillermo Solano-Flores, Luis Ángel Contreras-Niño & Eduardo Backhoff.- 6. PISA Student Nonresponse Adjustment Procedures: Keith Rust, Sheila Krawchuk & Christian Monseur.- 7. Reporting Differentiated Literacy Results in PISA by using Multidimensional Adaptive Testing: Andreas Frey, Nicki-Nils Seitz & Ulf Kroehne.- Part III – Context Related Research.- Introduction: Context Related Research on PISA: Eckhard Klieme.- 8. More Hours Do Not Necessarily Pay Off. The Effect of Learning Time on Student Performance at Different School Types in Switzerland: Domenico Angelone & Urs Moser.- 9. The Anatomy of Inequalities in Educational Achievements: An International Investigation Using PISA data: Tarek Mostafa.- Part IV – Research on Trends in PISA.- Introduction: What are trends and why are they important for PISA?: Matthias von Davier.- 10. An Investigation of Australian OECD PISA Trend Results: Daniel Urbach.- 11. Success Despite the Odds? Outcomes for Low-performing Students in Australia: Sue Thomson & Kylie Hillman.- 12. Linking PISA Competencies over Three Cycles – Results from Germany?: Claus H. Carstensen.

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