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TIMSS 2003
Technical Report

TIMSS 2003 Technical ReportMartin, M.O., Mullis, I.V.S., & Chrostowski, S.J. (Eds.)(2004), Chestnut Hill, MA: TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, Boston College.

Describes the instrument development, data-collection procedures, and analytic methods used in IEA's Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study at the Fourth and Eighth Grades.

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Chapter 1 Overview of TIMSS 2003 Michael O.Martin and Ina V.S.Mullis 200KB Download
Chapter 2 Developing the TIMSS 2003 Mathematics and Science Assessment and Scoring Guides Teresa Smith Neidorf and Robert Garden 404KB Download
Chapter 3 Developing the TIMSS 2003 Background Questionnaires Steven J. Chrostowski 272KB Download
Chapter 4 Translation and Cultural Adaptation of the TIMSS 2003 Instruments Steven J. Chrostowski and Barbara Malak 200KB Download
Chapter 5 TIMSS 2003 Sampling Design Pierre Foy and Marc Joncas 176KB Download
Chapter 6 TIMSS 2003 Survey Operations Procedures Juliane Barth, Eugenio J. Gonzalez, and Oliver Neuschmidt 180KB Download
Chapter 7 Quality Assurance in the TIMSS 2003 Data Collection Eugenio J. Gonzalez and Dana Diaconu 288KB Download
Chapter 8 Creating and Checking the TIMSS 2003 Database Juliane Barth, Ralph Carstens, and Oliver Neuschmidt 156KB Download
Chapter 9 TIMSS 2003 Sampling Weights and Participation Rates Marc Joncas 536KB Download
Chapter 10 Item Analysis and ReviewIna V.S. Mullis, Michael O. Martin, and Dana Diaconu 3.2MB Download
Chapter 11 Scaling Methods and Procedures for the TIMSS 2003 Mathematics and Science Scales Eugenio J. Gonzalez, Joseph Galia, and Isaac Li 508KB Download
Chapter 12 Reporting Student Achievement in Mathematics and Science Eugenio J. Gonzalez, Joseph Galia, Alka Arora, Ebru Erberber, and Dana Diaconu 448KB Download
Chapter 13 Reporting TIMSS 2003 Questionnaire Data María José Ramírez and Alka Arora 208KB Download
Appendix A Acknowledgements 88KB Download
Appendix B Characteristics of National Samples 340KB Download
Appendix C Country Adaptations to Items and Item Scoring 68KB Download
Appendix D Item Parameters for IRT Analyses of TIMSS 2003 Data 1.2MB Download
Appendix E Summary Statistics and Standard Errors for Proficiency in Mathematics and Science Content Areas in the Eighth and Fourth Grades 316MB Download