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PISA Data Analysis Manual: SPSS, Second Edition, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) surveys collected data on students’ performances in reading, mathematics and science, as well as contextual information on students’ background, home characteristics and school factors which could influence performance. This publication includes detailed information on how to analyse the PISA data, enabling researchers to both reproduce the initial results and to undertake further analyses. In addition to the inclusion of the necessary techniques, the manual also includes a detailed account of the PISA 2006 database and worked examples providing full syntax in SPSS®
Table Of Contents
Analyses with Plausible Values -- Computation of Standard Errors -- Studying the Relationship between Student Performance and Indices Derived from Contextual Questionnaires -- Multilevel Analyses -- The Usefulness of PISA Data for Policy Makers, Researchers and Experts on Methodology -- PISA and Policy Relevance – Three Examples of Analyses -- SPSS® Macro -- Appendices -- Use of Proficiency Levels -- Plausible Values -- The Rasch Model -- Analyses with School-Level Variables -- Standard Error on a Difference -- Replicate Weights -- Sample Weights -- OECD Total and OECD Average -- Exploratory Analysis Procedures -- Trends
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non fiction
Second edition
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1 online resource (467 pages)
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