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Genre/Form: | Examinations |
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Document Type: | Book |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Kaye Stacey; Ross Turner |

ISBN: | 9783319101200 331910120X |

OCLC Number: | 884616257 |

Description: | xxi, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. |

Contents: | pt. I. The foundations of PISA mathematics -- The evolution and key concepts of the PISA mathematics frameworks -- Mathematical competencies and PISA -- The real world and the mathematical world -- Using competencies to explain mathematical item demand : a work in progress -- A research mathematician's view on mathematical literacy -- pt. II. Implementing the PISA survey : collaboration, quality and complexity -- From framework to survey data : inside the PISA assessment process -- The challenges and complexities of writing items to test mathematical literacy -- Computer-based assessment of mathematics in PISA 2012 -- Coding mathematics items in the PISA assessment -- The concept of opportunity to learn (OTL) in international comparisons of education -- pt. III. PISA's impact around the world : Inspiration and adaptation -- Applying PISA ideas to classroom teaching of mathematical modelling -- The impact of PISA on mathematics teaching and learning in Germany -- The impact of PISA studies on the Italian national assessment system -- The effects of PISA in Taiwan : contemporary assessment reform -- PISA's influence on thought and action in mathematics education. |

Responsibility: | Kaye Stacey, Ross Turner, editors. |

### Abstract:

First, the origins of PISA's concept of mathematical literacy are discussed, highlighting the underlying themes of mathematics as preparation for life after school and mathematical modelling of the real world, and clarifying PISA's position within this part of the mathematics education territory.
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