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  1. Tolerance is a prerequisite for deliberative democracies. Therefore, fostering tolerance is an important task for educational systems in democracies. In the present study, the concepts of social and political ...

    Authors: Johanna F. Ziemes
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:17
  2. This empirical study aims to investigate the association between mathematics self-efficacy and mathematics achievement gaps among students in Grades 4, 8, and 12, utilizing data from the 2019 National Assessme...

    Authors: Yao Yang, Yukiko Maeda and Marcia Gentry
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:16
  3. Stratification is an important design feature of many studies using complex sampling designs and it is often used in large-scale assessment (LSA) studies, such as the Programme for International Student Assessmen...

    Authors: Julia Mang, Helmut Küchenhoff and Sabine Meinck
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:15
  4. Learning strategies have been recognized as important predictors of mathematical achievement. In recent studies, it has been found that Asian students use combined learning strategies, primarily including meta...

    Authors: Jiyoun Kim, Chia-Wen Chen and Yi-Jhen Wu
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:11
  5. In this journal, Sciffer et al. (Large-scale Assessments in Education 10:1–22, 2022), hereafter SP&M, conclude that school socioeconomic compositional (SEC) or school socioeconomic status (school-SES) effects ...

    Authors: Gary N. Marks
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:8
  6. The benefits of incorporating process information in a large-scale assessment with the complex micro-level evidence from the examinees (i.e., process log data) are well documented in the research across large-...

    Authors: Jinnie Shin, Bowen Wang, Wallace N. Pinto Junior and Mark J. Gierl
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:6
  7. Test-taking behavior is a potential source of construct irrelevant variance for test scores in international large-scale assessments where test-taking effort, motivation, and behaviors in general tend to be co...

    Authors: Elena C. Papanastasiou and Michalis P. Michaelides
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:3
  8. This paper aims to showcase the value of implementing a Bayesian framework to analyze and report results from international large-scale assessments and provide guidance to users who want to analyse ILSA data u...

    Authors: David Kaplan and Kjorte Harra
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:2
  9. In this study we use data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) to investigate the effect of teachers’ motivation on students’ scientific literacy and motivation in Colombia. These rel...

    Authors: Ana María Suárez-Mesa and Ricardo L. Gómez
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2024 12:1
  10. Socioeconomic characteristics are persistently and systematically related to academic outcomes, despite long-standing efforts to reduce educational inequality. Ireland has a strong policy focus on alleviating ...

    Authors: Alice Duggan, Anastasios Karakolidis, Aidan Clerkin, Lorraine Gilleece and Rachel Perkins
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:39
  11. The global outbreak of the novel COVID-19 virus presented a significant threat to students’ well-being across the globe. In this paper, we construct a measure of student psychological distress related to COVID...

    Authors: Mojca Rožman, Yuan-Ling Liaw and Minge Chen
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:38
  12. A general validity and survey quality concern with student questionnaires under low-stakes assessment conditions is that some responders will not genuinely engage with the questionnaire, often with more random...

    Authors: Jianan Chen, Saskia van Laar and Johan Braeken
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:37
  13. Emirati children’s reading skills have consistently lagged behind global standards on international standardized tests. Given the United Arab Emirates’s Vision 2031, which aims for a world-class education syst...

    Authors: Yahia Alramamneh, Sumaya Saqr and Shaljan Areepattamannil
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:36
  14. Process data are becoming more and more popular in education research. In the field of computer-based assessments of collaborative problem solving (ColPS), process data have been used to identify students’ tes...

    Authors: Areum Han, Florian Krieger, Francesca Borgonovi and Samuel Greiff
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:35
  15. Students with disabilities generally experience educational inequities around the world. The coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic likely exacerbated these inequities in access, resources, and support as school...

    Authors: Alexandra Shelton and Tuba Gezer
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:34
  16. This study examines the association between class size, teacher characteristics and five non-cognitive student outcomes (i.e., self-control, interpersonal skills, approaches to learning, externalizing and inte...

    Authors: Spyros Konstantopoulos and Ting Shen
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:33
  17. Unfavorable test-taking behaviors, such as speededness and disengagement, have long been a validity concern for large-scale low-stakes assessments. Understanding the presence and extent of such behaviors is im...

    Authors: Xiaying Zheng, Fusun Sahin, Ebru Erberber and Frank Fonseca
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:32
  18. Research has shown that students from socially disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to have lower academic performance compared to children from better-off families. However, the way that socioeconomic st...

    Authors: Demos Michael and Leonidas Kyriakides
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:31
  19. Written instructions seldom need to be read when playing videogames. Instead, gaming often involves early information foraging and expansive exploration behaviors. We use data from the Programme for Internatio...

    Authors: Francesco Avvisati and Francesca Borgonovi
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:29
  20. Digital Information Literacy (DIL) refers to the ability to obtain, understand, evaluate, and use information in digital contexts. To accurately capture various dimensions of DIL, assessment designers have inc...

    Authors: Caitlin Tenison and Jesse R. Sparks
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:28
  21. In low-stakes assessment settings, students’ performance is not only influenced by students’ ability level but also their test-taking engagement. In computerized adaptive tests (CATs), disengaged responses (e....

    Authors: Guher Gorgun and Okan Bulut
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:27
  22. One major aim of international large-scale assessments (ILSA) like PISA is to monitor changes in student performance over time. To accomplish this task, a set of common items (i.e., link items) is repeatedly a...

    Authors: Alexander Robitzsch and Oliver Lüdtke
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:26
  23. A solid foundation in science is critical to students’ success in the 21st century workforce, especially in fields related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Therefore, high-quality s...

    Authors: Shaljan Areepattamannil, Othman Abu Khurma, Nagla Ali, Rehab Al Hakmani and Hanadi Kadbey
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:25
  24. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has become the world’s largest comparative assessment of academic achievement. While hundreds of studies have examined the factors predicting student a...

    Authors: Xiaofang Sarah Wang, Laura B. Perry, Anabela Malpique and Tobias Ide
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:24
  25. The COVID-19 pandemic brought immense challenges to global society. The entire social and work life had to be reorganized to accommodate for the restrictions imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19. These rest...

    Authors: Plamen V. Mirazchiyski and Eva Klemenčič Mirazchiyski
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:23
  26. The advance and access to technology have allowed for the implementation of adaptive testing in international large-scale assessments (ILSAs). Multistage testing (MST) in ILSAs offers opportunities and advanta...

    Authors: Montserrat Valdivia Medinaceli, Leslie Rutkowski, Dubravka Svetina Valdivia and David Rutkowski
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:22
  27. Much debate exists concerning the factorial dimensionality of student well-being. We contribute to this debate by drawing on PISA 2018 data from a total of 61,722 students, 2528 schools, and nine countries. Fo...

    Authors: Matthew Gordon Ray Courtney, Daniel Hernández-Torrano, Mehmet Karakus and Neha Singh
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:20
  28. The existence of a multiplier, compositional or social context effect is debated extensively in the literature on school effectiveness and also relates to the wider issue of equity in educational outcomes. How...

    Authors: Darragh Flannery, Lorraine Gilleece and Jose G. Clavel
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:19
  29. The influence of achievement motives and relational goal structures embedded in schools on learning outcomes as well as their interaction has attracted much attention in educational research. In the secondary ...

    Authors: Ji Zhou and Xinghua Wang
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:17
  30. A priori assumptions about specific behavior in test items can be used to process log data in a rule-based fashion to identify the behavior of interest. In this study, we demonstrate such a top-down approach a...

    Authors: Carolin Hahnel, Ulf Kroehne and Frank Goldhammer
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:16
  31. In low-income countries, there exists a common concern about the effect of hunger and food insecurity on educational outcomes. However, income inequalities, economic slowdown, conflict, and climate change have...

    Authors: Yusuf Canbolat, David Rutkowski and Leslie Rutkowski
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:13

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  32. This article aims at a better understanding of the Brazilian education system’s performance concerning the quality and equity over the decade 2007–2017. It examines the extent to which students’ sociodemograph...

    Authors: Maria Eugénia Ferrão and Maria Teresa Gonzaga Alves
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:12
  33. Grounded in ecological theory, this study investigated relative contributions of perceived classroom and school climate variables to mathematics self-concept and achievement of English-at-home and English lear...

    Authors: Onur Ramazan, Robert William Danielson, Annick Rougee, Yuliya Ardasheva and Bruce W. Austin
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:11
  34. The Covid-19 pandemic coerced the closure of most schools around the world and forced teachers and students to change teaching and learning methods. Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) generated consequences to te...

    Authors: Melisa L. Diaz Lema, Lidia Rossi and Mara Soncin
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:10
  35. Mode effects, the variations in item and scale properties attributed to the mode of test administration (paper vs. computer), have stimulated research around test equivalence and trend estimation in PISA. The ...

    Authors: Scott Harrison, Ulf Kroehne, Frank Goldhammer, Oliver Lüdtke and Alexander Robitzsch
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:8
  36. While gender differences in mathematical competencies favoring boys are well researched for school and late Kindergarten age, much less is known about their earlier development. Using data from the NEPS Newbor...

    Authors: Loreen Beier and Hans-Peter Blossfeld
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2023 11:7

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