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Title:  The TIMSS Videotape Classroom Study: Methods and Findings from an Exploratory Research Project on Eighth-Grade Mathematics Instruction in Germany, Japan, and the United States (1995)
Description: This report presents the methods and findings of the Videotape Classroom Study, a video survey of eighth-grade mathematics lessons in Germany, Japan, and the United States. This exploratory research project is part of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). It is the first to collect videotaped records of classroom instruction-in any subject-from national probability samples.
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Cover Date: April 1999
Web Release: February 26, 1999
Publication #: NCES 1999074
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: J.W. Stigler, P.A. Gonzales, T. Kawanka, S. Knoll, A. Serrano
Type of Product: Research and Development Report
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Research and Development Report, please contact:
Patrick Gonzales.
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