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Assessing Contexts of Learning: An International Perspective by Susanne Kuger,Eckhard Klieme,Nina Jude,David Kaplan

By Susanne Kuger,Eckhard Klieme,Nina Jude,David Kaplan

This quantity brings jointly academic effectiveness examine and overseas large-scale tests, demonstrating how the 2 fields will be utilized to motivate and increase one another, and supplying readers direct hyperlinks to tools that hide a large variety of issues and feature been proven to paintings in additional than 70 nations. The book’s preliminary chapters introduce and summarize fresh discussions and advancements within the conceptualization, implementation, and assessment of overseas large-scale context exams and supply an outlook on attainable destiny advancements. thus, 3 thematic sections – “Student Background”, “Outcomes of schooling past Achievement”, and “Learning in colleges” – each one current a chain of chapters that offer the conceptual historical past for quite a lot of very important issues in schooling study, coverage, and perform. each one bankruptcy defines a conceptual framework that relates fresh findings within the academic effectiveness study literature to present matters in schooling coverage and perform.

These frameworks have been used to enhance fascinating and appropriate signs which may be used for significant reporting from foreign tests, different cross-cultural learn, or nationwide reviews. utilizing the instance of 1 specific survey (the Programme for foreign scholar evaluate (PISA 2015)), this quantity hyperlinks all theoretical concerns to completely constructed questionnaire fabric that was once box trailed and evaluated in questionnaires for college kids and their mom and dad in addition to academics and principals of their colleges.

The fundamental reasons of this publication are to notify readers approximately how schooling effectiveness study and foreign large-scale tests are already interacting to notify learn and policymaking; to spot parts the place a more in-depth collaboration of either fields or enter from different components may well additional enhance this paintings; to supply sound theoretical frameworks for destiny paintings in either fields; and eventually to narrate those theoretical debates to presently to be had and evaluated fabric for destiny context assessments. 

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