课程题目：Causal Inference in International Studies
主讲人：William Schmidt 教授
William Schmidt is the Distinguished Professor of Michigan State University, founder and director of the Center for the Study of Curriculum Policy, and director of the Education Policy Center. He holds faculty appointments in measurement and quantitative methods and the Department of Statistics. He is a member of the National Academy of Education, an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow, director of the AERA Institute on Statistical Analysis, and a recent OECD Thomas J. Alexander Fellow for education quality and equity. He has published in numerous journals including the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. His most recent books include Teacher Education Matters, Inequality for All, and the edited volume International Perspectives on Teacher Knowledge, Beliefs and Opportunities to Learn. His current writing and research focuses on issues of academic content in K-12 schooling, the effects of curriculum on academic achievement, assessment, and educational policy related to mathematics, science, and testing in general.
内容概况：Causal inference including estimating variance components and the role of both in international assessment.