TALIS 2018 Teacher Questionnaire
Public-Use File

Codebook

Number Name Label
1 IDTEACH Scrambled Teacher ID_SCR
2 IDSCHOOL Scrambled School ID_SCR
3 IDCNTRY Country ID - Numeric Code
4 TT3G03_USA2 Nat/Highest level of formal education completed - T
5 TT3G15A11_USA2 Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Reading
6 TT3G15A12_USA2 Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Reading
7 TT3G15A21_USA2 Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train English as a Second Language (ESL)
8 TT3G15A22_USA2 Nat/Subjects taught in current school year English as a Second Language (ESL)
9 TT3G15K11_USA2 Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Business studies
10 TT3G15K12_USA2 Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Business studies
11 TT3G15K21_USA2 Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Practical and vocational skills
12 TT3G15K22_USA2 Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Practical and vocational skills
13 TT3G15L11_USA2 Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Special Education
14 TT3G15L12_USA2 Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Special Education
15 TT3G15L21_USA2 Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Other
16 TT3G15L22_USA2 Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Other
17 TT3G18J1_USA2 Nat/Hours spent on tasks Devel students' test taking skills
18 TT3G18J2_USA2 Nat/Hours spent on tasks Administering, proctoring, and scoring
19 TT3G18J3_USA2 Nat/Hours spent on tasks Reviewing and analyzing results
20 TT3G18J4_USA2 Nat/Hours spent on tasks Other work tasks
21 TT3G23O1_USA2 Nat/Areas prof.dev. Implementation of national/state curriculum standards
22 TT3G23O2_USA2 Nat/Areas prof.dev. Other
23 TT3G27O_USAX2 Nat/Prof.dev needs Implementation of national/state curriculum standards
24 TT3G28H_USAX2 Nat/Barr.Prof.dev. The professional development offered is of poor quality
25 TT3G28I_USAX2 Nat/Barr.Prof.dev. Prof development is not readily accessible to me
26 TT3G37_USA2 Nat/Primary subject category of target class
27 TT3N28A_USAX2 Nat/Avail. to teachers in past year Before or after school days
28 TT3N28B_USAX2 Nat/Avail. to teachers in past year During in-service days
29 TT3N28C_USAX2 Nat/Avail. to teachers in past year During regular school days
30 TT3N28D_USAX2 Nat/Avail. to teachers in past year During summer and extended school breaks
31 RACEETHT_C Nat/Teacher/Derived race/ethnicity - Collapsed
Name

IDTEACH

Label
Scrambled Teacher ID_SCR
Number
1
Type
Numeric
Width
6
Decimals
0
Location
1-6
Code Frequency Percent Description
300101-317619 2,560 100.0 Teacher ID
Name

IDSCHOOL

Label
Scrambled School ID_SCR
Number
2
Type
Numeric
Width
4
Decimals
0
Location
7-10
Code Frequency Percent Description
3001-3176 2,560 100.0 School ID
Name

IDCNTRY

Label
Country ID - Numeric Code
Number
3
Type
Numeric
Width
3
Decimals
0
Location
11-13
Code Frequency Percent Description
840 2,560 100.0 United States
Name

TT3G03_USA2

Label
Nat/Highest level of formal education completed - T
Number
4
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
14
Source
Background and Qualification
Question
Q5. What is the highest level of formal education you have completed?

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 0 0.00 I did not complete high school
2 2 0.08 High school
3 5 0.20 Associate's degree (2-year college program)
4 972 37.97 Bachelor's degree (4-year college program)
5 1,524 59.53 Master's degree or professional degree (MD, DDS, lawyer, minister)
6 48 1.88 Doctorate (Ph.D., or Ed.D.)
7 1 0.04 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 8 0.31 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15A11_USA2

Label
Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Reading
Number
5
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
15
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.a.1. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Reading, writing and literature - Includes reading and writing (and literature) in English, language arts, public speaking, literature, composition, communications, journalism - Included in my formal education or training

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 1,830 71.48 Checked
2 674 26.33 Not checked
7 35 1.37 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 21 0.82 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15A12_USA2

Label
Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Reading
Number
6
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
16
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.a.2. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Reading, writing and literature - Includes reading and writing (and literature) in English, language arts, public speaking, literature, composition, communications, journalism - I teach it to 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students this year

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 987 38.55 Checked
2 1,517 59.26 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15A21_USA2

Label
Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train English as a Second Language (ESL)
Number
7
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
17
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.b.1. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? English as a Second Language (ESL) - Includes ESL or bilingual education in support of students' subject matter learning - Included in my formal education or training

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 910 35.55 Checked
2 1,594 62.27 Not checked
7 35 1.37 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 21 0.82 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15A22_USA2

Label
Nat/Subjects taught in current school year English as a Second Language (ESL)
Number
8
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
18
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.b.2. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? English as a Second Language (ESL) - Includes ESL or bilingual education in support of students' subject matter learning - I teach it to 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students this year

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 424 16.56 Checked
2 2,080 81.25 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15K11_USA2

Label
Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Business studies
Number
9
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
19
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.l.1. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Business studies - Includes accounting, business management, business principles and ethics, marketing and distribution - Included in my formal education or training

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 525 20.51 Checked
2 1,979 77.30 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15K12_USA2

Label
Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Business studies
Number
10
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
20
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.l.2. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Business studies - Includes accounting, business management, business principles and ethics, marketing and distribution - I teach it to 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students this year

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 143 5.59 Checked
2 2,361 92.23 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15K21_USA2

Label
Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Practical and vocational skills
Number
11
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
21
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.m.1. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Practical and vocational skills - Includes vocational skills (preparation for a specific occupation), agriculture and natural resources, domestic science, career education, clothing and textiles, construction trades, cosmetology, culinary arts, driving, health occupations, home economics, mechanics and repair, polytechnic courses, secretarial studies, tourism and hospitality, handicraft - Included in my formal education or training

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 464 18.13 Checked
2 2,040 79.69 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15K22_USA2

Label
Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Practical and vocational skills
Number
12
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
22
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.m.2. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Practical and vocational skills -Includes vocational skills (preparation for a specific occupation), agriculture and natural resources, domestic science, career education, clothing and textiles, construction trades, cosmetology, culinary arts, driv ing, health occupations, home economics, mechanics and repair, polytechnic courses, secretarial studies, tourism and hospitality, handicraft - I teach it to 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students this year

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 257 10.04 Checked
2 2,247 87.77 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15L11_USA2

Label
Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Special Education
Number
13
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
23
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.n.1. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Special Education - Includes education of students with special needs - Included in my formal education or training

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 1,164 45.47 Checked
2 1,340 52.34 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15L12_USA2

Label
Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Special Education
Number
14
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
24
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.n.2. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Special Education - Includes education of students with special needs - I teach it to 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students this year -

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 741 28.95 Checked
2 1,763 68.87 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15L21_USA2

Label
Nat/Subject cat. inc in form.educ. and train Other
Number
15
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
25
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.o.1. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Other - Included in my formal education or training

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 227 8.87 Checked
2 2,277 88.95 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G15L22_USA2

Label
Nat/Subjects taught in current school year Other
Number
16
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
26
Source
Current Work
Question
Q15.o.2. Were the following subject categories included in your formal education or training, and do you teach them during the current school year to any 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students in this school? Other - I teach it to 7th, 8th, and/or 9th grade students this year

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 150 5.86 Checked
2 2,354 91.95 Not checked
7 47 1.84 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 9 0.35 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G18J1_USA2

Label
Nat/Hours spent on tasks Devel students' test taking skills
Number
17
Type
Numeric
Width
3
Decimals
0
Location
27-29
Source
Current Work
Question
Q18.j. Approximately how many 60-minute hours did you spend on the following tasks during your most recent complete calendar week, in your job at this school? Developing students' test-taking skills to improve performance on mandated assessments

Missing Data Code(s)
997, 998, 999

Valid
2,455
Minimum
0.00
Maximum
63.00
Mean
1.89
Standard Deviation
4.74

Code Frequency Percent Description
0-63 2,455 95.90 Actual value
997 71 2.77 Not reached
998 0 0.00 Not administered
999 34 1.33 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G18J2_USA2

Label
Nat/Hours spent on tasks Administering, proctoring, and scoring
Number
18
Type
Numeric
Width
3
Decimals
0
Location
30-32
Source
Current Work
Question
Q18.k. Approximately how many 60-minute hours did you spend on the following tasks during your most recent complete calendar week, in your job at this school? Administering, proctoring, and scoring mandated assessments

Missing Data Code(s)
997, 998, 999

Valid
2,455
Minimum
0.00
Maximum
40.00
Mean
1.40
Standard Deviation
3.33

Code Frequency Percent Description
0-40 2,455 95.90 Actual value
997 71 2.77 Not reached
998 0 0.00 Not administered
999 34 1.33 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G18J3_USA2

Label
Nat/Hours spent on tasks Reviewing and analyzing results
Number
19
Type
Numeric
Width
3
Decimals
0
Location
33-35
Source
Current Work
Question
Q18.l. Approximately how many 60-minute hours did you spend on the following tasks during your most recent complete calendar week, in your job at this school? Reviewing and analyzing results of mandated assessments to improve instruction

Missing Data Code(s)
997, 998, 999

Valid
2,455
Minimum
0.00
Maximum
35.00
Mean
1.02
Standard Deviation
2.26

Code Frequency Percent Description
0-35 2,455 95.90 Actual value
997 71 2.77 Not reached
998 0 0.00 Not administered
999 34 1.33 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G18J4_USA2

Label
Nat/Hours spent on tasks Other work tasks
Number
20
Type
Numeric
Width
3
Decimals
0
Location
36-38
Source
Current Work
Question
Q18.m. Approximately how many 60-minute hours did you spend on the following tasks during your most recent complete calendar week, in your job at this school? Other work tasks

Missing Data Code(s)
997, 998, 999

Valid
2,455
Minimum
0.00
Maximum
80.00
Mean
2.99
Standard Deviation
6.00

Code Frequency Percent Description
0-80 2,455 95.90 Actual value
997 71 2.77 Not reached
998 0 0.00 Not administered
999 34 1.33 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G23O1_USA2

Label
Nat/Areas prof.dev. Implementation of national/state curriculum standards
Number
21
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
39
Source
Professional Development
Question
Q23.o. Were any of the topics listed below included in your professional development activities during the last 12 months? Implementation of national/state curriculum standards or Common Core standards

Missing Data Code(s)
6, 7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 1,483 57.93 Yes
2 927 36.21 No
6 43 1.68 Logically not applicable
7 90 3.52 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 17 0.66 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G23O2_USA2

Label
Nat/Areas prof.dev. Other
Number
22
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
40
Source
Professional Development
Question
Q23.p. Were any of the topics listed below included in your professional development activities during the last 12 months? Other

Missing Data Code(s)
6, 7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 726 28.36 Yes
2 1,684 65.78 No
6 43 1.68 Logically not applicable
7 90 3.52 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 17 0.66 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G27O_USAX2

Label
Nat/Prof.dev needs Implementation of national/state curriculum standards
Number
23
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
41
Question
Q26.o. For each of the areas listed below, please indicate the extent to which you currently need professional development. Implementation of national/state curriculum standards or Common Core standards

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 853 33.32 No need at present
2 1,002 39.14 Low level of need
3 497 19.41 Moderate level of need
4 85 3.32 High level of need
7 88 3.44 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 35 1.37 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G28H_USAX2

Label
Nat/Barr.Prof.dev. The professional development offered is of poor quality
Number
24
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
42
Source
Professional Development
Question
Q27.h. How strongly do you agree or disagree that the following present barriers to your participation in professional development? The professional development offered is of poor quality.

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 528 20.63 Strongly disagree
2 1,275 49.80 Disagree
3 508 19.84 Agree
4 112 4.38 Strongly agree
7 98 3.83 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 39 1.52 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G28I_USAX2

Label
Nat/Barr.Prof.dev. Prof development is not readily accessible to me
Number
25
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
43
Source
Professional Development
Question
Q27.i. How strongly do you agree or disagree that the following present barriers to your participation in professional development? Professional development is not readily accessible to me.

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 642 25.08 Strongly disagree
2 1,230 48.05 Disagree
3 462 18.05 Agree
4 89 3.48 Strongly agree
7 98 3.83 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 39 1.52 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3G37_USA2

Label
Nat/Primary subject category of target class
Number
26
Type
Numeric
Width
2
Decimals
0
Location
44-45
Source
Teaching in the Target Class
Question
Q37. Into which subject category does this target class primarily fall?

Missing Data Code(s)
96, 97, 98, 99
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 412 16.09 Reading, writing and literature in English, Incl. lang arts, pub speaking, composition, communications, journalism
2 34 1.33 English as a Second Language (ESL) Incl. ESL or bilingual education in support of students subject matter learning
3 350 13.67 Mathematics Includes basic/gen math, geometry, pre-alg, algebra, applied math, statstics, trig, calc, and pre-calc
4 278 10.86 Science Includes gen/integr science, phys, physical sci, chem, bio, life sci, human bio, environ sci, Earth sci
5 240 9.38 Social studies/Social science Incl. econ, geog, govt, anthro, civics, history, humanities, philo, psych, socio
6 100 3.91 Modern foreign languages Includes languages other than English (e.g., French, German, Spanish, ASL)
7 3 0.12 Classical Greek and/or Latin
8 83 3.24 Technology Includes tech orient, info tech, comp stu, constr, survey, elect, graphics/design, and other technology
9 194 7.58 Arts Includes arts, music, visual arts, practical art, drama, performance music, handicraft, creative needlework
10 167 6.52 Physical and health education Includes physical education, gymnastics, dance, health
11 13 0.51 Religion and/or ethics Includes religion, history of religions, religion culture, ethics
12 17 0.66 Business studies Includes accounting, business mgmt, business principles and ethics, marketing and distribution
13 38 1.48 Practical and vocational skills Incl. skills that prep for a specific occupation, domestic sci, home ec, etc.
14 14 0.55 Special Education Includes education of students with special needs
15 49 1.91 Other
96 412 16.09 Logically not applicable
97 136 5.31 Not reached
98 0 0.00 Not administered
99 20 0.78 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3N28A_USAX2

Label
Nat/Avail. to teachers in past year Before or after school days
Number
27
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
46
Question
Q28.a. In the past 12 months, professional development was available to teachers at THIS school: Before or after school days

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 1,424 55.63 Checked
2 995 38.87 Not checked
7 106 4.14 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 35 1.37 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3N28B_USAX2

Label
Nat/Avail. to teachers in past year During in-service days
Number
28
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
47
Question
Q28.b. In the past 12 months, professional development was available to teachers at THIS school: During in-service days (teacher planning or work days) when students are NOT in school

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 2,102 82.11 Checked
2 317 12.38 Not checked
7 106 4.14 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 35 1.37 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3N28C_USAX2

Label
Nat/Avail. to teachers in past year During regular school days
Number
29
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
48
Question
Q28.c. In the past 12 months, professional development was available to teachers at THIS school: During regular school days when students are in school

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 1,152 45.00 Checked
2 1,267 49.49 Not checked
7 106 4.14 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 35 1.37 Omitted or invalid
Name

TT3N28D_USAX2

Label
Nat/Avail. to teachers in past year During summer and extended school breaks
Number
30
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
49
Question
Q28.d. In the past 12 months, professional development was available to teachers at THIS school: During summer and other extended school breaks

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 1,500 58.59 Checked
2 919 35.90 Not checked
7 106 4.14 Not reached
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 35 1.37 Omitted or invalid
Name

RACEETHT_C

Label
Nat/Teacher/Derived race/ethnicity - Collapsed
Number
31
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
50
Source
Background and Qualification
Question
Q3./Q4. Derived race/ethnicity (collapsed)

Missing Data Code(s)
8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 1,990 77.73 White, not Hispanic
2 545 21.29 Other race
8 0 0.00 Not administered
9 25 0.98 Omitted or invalid