Examining the Examinations: An International Comparison Of Science And Mathematics Examinations For College-bound Studen: An In by E.D. BrittonExamining the Examinations: An International Comparison Of Science And Mathematics Examinations For College-bound Studen: An In by E.D. Britton

Examining the Examinations: An International Comparison Of Science And Mathematics Examinations For…

byE.D. BrittonEditorS. Raizen

Paperback | September 20, 2011

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Examining the Examinationslooks at the required advanced science and mathematics examinations taken by university-bound students in seven countries. This research focuses on topics covered, types of questions used, and performance expected from students. The book concentrates on comparisons of the examinations, illustrating their similarities and differences with selected questions taken from the actual examinations. The international comparisons presented offer a window on educational `laboratories' in seven countries.
Title:Examining the Examinations: An International Comparison Of Science And Mathematics Examinations For…Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pagesPublished:September 20, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401066485

ISBN - 13:9789401066488

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Table of Contents

List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. 1. Study Background; E. Britton. Part One: Looking Inside the Examinations. Commentary; P. Black. 2. Comparing Examinations Across Subjects and Countries; E. Britton, et al. 3. Biology Examinations; P. Tamir. 4. Chemistry Examinations; D. Eubanks, L. Eubanks. 5. Physics Examinations; K. Gisselberg. 6. Mathematics Examinations; J. Dossey. Part Two: Understanding the Examination Systems. Commentary; J. Schwille. 7. Comparing Examination Systems; E. Britton, et al. 8. Examination Systems in Seven Countries; S. Hawkins, et al. Appendix A: Augmented TIMSS Curriculum Frameworks, Topics. Appendix B: Technical Notes. References. Index of Sample Examination Questions.