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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. R. Annemiek Punter, Cees A. W. Glas, Martina R. M. Meelissen
    Pages 1-3 Open Access
  3. R. Annemiek Punter, Cees A. W. Glas, Martina R. M. Meelissen
    Pages 5-23 Open Access
  4. R. Annemiek Punter, Cees A. W. Glas, Martina R. M. Meelissen
    Pages 25-31 Open Access
  5. R. Annemiek Punter, Cees A. W. Glas, Martina R. M. Meelissen
    Pages 33-76 Open Access
  6. R. Annemiek Punter, Cees A. W. Glas, Martina R. M. Meelissen
    Pages 77-87 Open Access
  7. R. Annemiek Punter, Cees A. W. Glas, Martina R. M. Meelissen
    Pages 89-93 Open Access
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 95-97

About this book

Introduction

This volume offers insights from modelling measures of parental involvement and their relationship with student reading literacy across countries, exploring and incorporating cultural differences. This is a significant contribution to a field where cross-cultural comparisons from a triangulated perspective are sparse. For readers interested in exploring the relationship between parental involvement and student attainment, the literature review provides a useful starting point. Meanwhile, for the more methodologically interested reader, this report presents state-of-the-art ways to identify and model cultural differential item functioning in international large-scale assessment (ILSA), illustrating the extent to which the parental involvement construct may be influenced by cultural differences and how this may affect the outcomes of cross-cultural comparisons. The framework is generic and should provide a solid foundation for future ILSA practices and secondary analyses. ILSA studies like the IEA’s Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) provide valuable data, containing both student achievement data and contextual background data from schools, teachers, students and parents for over 41 countries.

Keywords

parents' early reading literacy activities parents helping with homework effect of parental involvement on literacy achievements cultural aspects of parental involvement in homework modelling parental involvement effects on education PIRLS data student reading literacy across countries

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OMD - Cubicus B329University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of OMD, Faculty of BMSUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of OMD, Faculty of BMSUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Psychometric Framework for Modeling Parental Involvement and Reading Literacy
  • Authors R. Annemiek Punter
    Cees A. W. Glas
    Martina R. M. Meelissen
  • Series Title IEA Research for Education
  • Series Abbreviated Title IEA Research for Education
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28064-6
  • Copyright Information International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) 2016 R. Annemiek Punter et al., Psychometric Framework for Modeling Parental Involvement and Reading Literacy 2016
  • License CC BY-NC
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-28710-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-28063-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-28064-6
  • Series ISSN 2366-1631
  • Series E-ISSN 2366-164X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 97
  • Number of Illustrations 1 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Jointly published with the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Topics Assessment, Testing and Evaluation
    Literacy
    Statistics for Social Sciences, Humanities, Law
    Early Childhood Education
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