A Comparison of Mathematics Performance Between East and West: What PISA and TIMSS Can Tell Us

  • Margaret Wu
Part of the New ICMI Study Series book series (NISS, volume 9)


Differential Item Functioning Apple Tree Item Difficulty Eastern Country Mathematics Item 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Margaret Wu
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  1. 1.University of MelbourneMelbourne

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