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Conference PISA Under Examination: Changing Knowledge, Changing Texts, and Changing School's (2009 : Canary Islands)
Title Pisa under examination : changing knowledge, changing tests, and changing schools / editied by Miguel A. Pereyra, Hans-Georg Kotthoff and Robert Cowen.
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Description xii, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Comparative and international education. A diversity of voices ; 11
Comparative and international education (Sense Publishers) ; v.11.
Note "From the 23rd to 26th of November 2009... CESE organized an international symposium entitled PISA Under Examination : Changing Knowledge, Changing Texts, and Changing School's"--pages xi.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents PISA under examination : changing knowledge, changing tests, and changing schools / Miguel A. Pereyra, Hans-Georg Kotthoff and Robert Cowen -- PISA as a political instrument : one history behind the formulating of the PISA programme / Ulf pages Lundgren -- PISA : numbers, standarizing conduct, and the alchemy of school subjects / Thomas Popkewitz -- Constructing the OECD programme for international student assessment / Clara Morgan -- The dissatisfaction of the losers : PISA public discourse in Ibero-American countries / Antonio Bolívar -- The context for interpreting PISA results in the USA : negativism, chauvinism, misunderstanding, and the potential to distort the educational systems of nations / David C. Berliner -- PISA, international comparisons, epistemic paradoxes / David Scott -- Competencies vs. interculturalty. Student exchanges in the age of PISA / Donatella Palomba and Anselmo R. Paolone -- The introduction of state-wide exit examinations : empirical effects on math and english teaching in German academically oriented secondary schools / Katharina Maag Merki -- The PISA girls and ticking the boxes an examination of students' perspectives on PISA testing / Gerry Mac Ruairc -- From the appealing power of PISA data to the delusions of benchmarking : does that challenge any evaluation of educational systems? / Marie Duru-Bellat -- Are you on the educational production frontier? Some economic insights on efficiency from PISA / Javier Salinas Jiménez and Daniel Santín González -- PISA's potential for analyses of immigrant students' educational success : the German case / Aileen Edele and Petra Stanat -- Why do results of immigrant students depend so much on their country of origin and so little on their country of destination? / Julio Carabaña -- Education politics and contingency : belief, status and trust behind the Finnish PISA miracle / Hannu Simola and Risto Rinne -- Concepts, cultures and comparisons. PISA and the double German discontentment / Daniel Tröhler -- CODA / Robert Cowen.
Subject Programme for International Student Assessment -- Congresses.
Minorities -- Education -- Congresses.
Educational evaluation -- OECD countries -- Congresses.
Literacy -- OECD countries.
Related Names Pereyra, Miguel A., 1950-, editor.
Kotthoff, Hans-Georg, editor.
Cowen, Robert, editor.
ISBN 9789460917394
9789460917387 (pbk.)
9460917380 (pbk.)
9789460917400 (e-book)
9460917402 (e-book)
OCLC number 774667366