tailieunhanh - The Power of Video Technology in International Comparative Research in Education

The Board on International Comparative Studies in Education (BICSE) was established by the National Research Council (NRC) in 1988 at the request of the . Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the . National Science Foundation (NSF). Under its initial mandate, the board monitored . participation in large-scale international comparative studies. Beginning in 1998, BICSE expanded its charge to include synthesis, analysis, and strategic planning for international comparative education research and synthesis of lessons learned from past and current studies. The Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) has been the focus of much of BICSE’s agenda in the 1990s. BICSE has monitored each phase of TIMSS and. | T I o N E s E Board on International Comparative Studies in Education Monica Ulewicz and Alexandra Beatty Editors Board on Testing and Assessment Center for Education Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education National Research Council NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS Washington . NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS 2101 Constitution Avenue . Washington . 20418 NOTICE The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance. This study was supported by Grant No. REC-9815157 between the National Academy of Sciences and the . National Science Foundation. Any opinions findings conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author s and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the project. International Standard Book Number 0-309-07567-X Additional copies of this report are available from National Academy Press 2101 Constitution Avenue . Lockbox 285 Washington . 20055 800 624-6242 or 202 334-3313 in the Washington metropolitan area Internet http Suggested citation National Research Council. 2001 . The power of video technology in international comparative research in education. Board on International Comparative Studies in Education Monica Ulewicz and Alexandra Beatty Editors. Board on Testing and Assessment Center for Education Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington . National Academy Press. Printed in the United States of America Copyright 2001 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights .