The Power of Video Technology in International Comparative Research in Education
National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Center for Education, Board on Testing and Assessment, Board on International Comparative Studies in Education
National Academies Press, Jul 20, 2001 - Education - 43 pages
Video technology offers a number of important potential benefits to researchers and policy makers interested in international comparative research. However, a number of practical and methodological issues remain to be addressed, including sample sizes and the confidentiality of research participants. In light of the potential benefits and recognizing the unresolved issues, the Board on International Comparative Studies in Education (BICSE) offers four recommendations to researchers, funding agencies, and policy makers.