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Appendix B Symposium Agenda LEARNING FROM TIMSS: AN NRC SYMPOSIUM ON THE RESULTS OF THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE STUDY February 3-4, 1997 Program Monday, February 3 Understanding TIMSS and Its Results 8:30 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Richard Shavelson, Symposium Moderator, Stanford University Bruce Alberts, President, National Academy of Sciences and Chairman, National Research Council Pascal Forgione, Commissioner, National Center for Education Statistics Luther Williams, Assistant Director, National Science Foundation 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. The TIMSS Achievement Study Moderator: Robert Linn, University of Colorado Presenter: Albert Beaton, Study Director, TIMSS International Study Center, Boston College 10:30- 10:45 a.m. 10:45 - 12:00 a.m. 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Break, anteroom The TIMSS Curriculum Study Moderator: Shirley Malcom, American Association for the Advancement of Science Presenter: William Schmidt, Michigan State University, TIMSS U.S. National Research Coordinator and Director, U.S. National Research Center Lunch, anteroom 12:45 - 2:00 p.m. Explaining U.S. Performance Moderator: Richard Shavelson, Stanford University Presenter: Edward Haertel, Stanford University Discussant: Frederick Mosteller, Harvard University RESULTS OF THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE STUDY 39
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2:00 - 3:00 p.m. The Three-Country Videotape Study Moderator: Glenda Lappan, Michigan State University Presenter: James Stigler, University of California - Los Angeles, Director of the Three-Country Videotape Study 3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Break, anteroom 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. The Three-Country Case Study Moderator: Lynn Paine, Michigan State University Presenter: Harold Stevenson, University of Michigan, Director of the Three-Country Case Study 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. Using Qualitative Studies for International Comparisons Moderator: Francisco Ramirez, Stanford University Presenter: Michael Huberman, University of Geneva Discussant: Deborah Ball, University of Michigan Tuesday, February 4 Beyond the Horserace: Using TIMSS Results for Policy and Practice 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Using TIMSS in a World of Educational Change Moderator: Gail Burrill, University of Wisconsin Presenters: J. Myron Atkin, Stanford University Paul Black, King's College of London Discussant: Stephen Heyneman, World Bank 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Implications of TIMSS for Policy and Practice Moderator: Michael Kirst, Stanford University Presenter: Richard Elmore, Harvard University Discussants: Marshall Smith, U.S. Department of Education Daryl Chubin, National Science Foundation 10:30- 10:45 a.m. Break, anteroom 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Implications of TIMSS for Teaching Moderator: JoAnn Vasquez, President, National Science Teachers Association Presenter: Jan de Lange, Freudenthal Institute, The Netherlands Discussant: Mary Lindquist, Columbus College 11:45 - 12:30 p.m. Summary Session Richard Shavelson, Symposium Moderator 40 LEARNING FROM TIMSS: