PISA 2003 Assessment Framework – Mathematics, Reading, Science and Problem Solving Knowledge and Skills presents the conceptual underpinnings of PISA 2003 assessments. Within each assessment area, the volume defines the content students need to acquire, the processes they need to perform, and contexts in which knowledge and skills are applied.
Table of contents:
Foreword Introduction to the OECD/PISA 2003 Assessment -Overview -Basic Features of PISA 2003 -What Makes PISA Unique -An Overview of What Is Being Assessed in Each Domain -How the Assessment in 2003 Will Take Place and How Results Will Be Reported -The Context Questionnaires and Their Use -Collaborative Development of OECD/PISA and Its Assessment Frameworks Chapter 1. Mathematical Literacy -Definition of the Domain -Theoretical Basis for the OECD/PISA Mathematics Framework -Organisation of the Domain -Summary Chapter 2. Reading Literacy -Definition of the Domain -Text Format -Characteristics of the Items -Situations -Reporting of Outcomes Chapter 3. Scientific Literacy -Definition of the Domain -Organisation of the Domain -Test Characteristics and Examples -Assessment Structure -Reporting Scales Chapter 4. Problem Solving -Introduction -Background -Definition of the Domain -Organisation of the Domain -Locating Problem Solving within PISA 2003 -Assessment Characteristics -Item Types -Analyses and Reporting -Potential Extensions of the Framework for Future OECD/PISA Cycles Appendix