Erika Majoros

University of Gothenburg | Department of Education and Special Education | Gothenburg | Sweden

PhD Project

Linking recent and older IEA studies on mathematics and science

  • Evaluating the degree of comparability across recent and older IEA studies
  • Concurrent calibration of all item parameters using item response theory (IRT) to link the IEA studies (FIMS/SIMS/TIMSS; FISS/SISS/TIMSS) onto a common metric for all studies from 1964
  • Evaluating the feasibility of measuring long-term trends in attitude towards mathematics

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education
  • 2014: Master’s Degree in Educational Science at University of Szeged, Hungary
  • 2012: Bachelor’s Degree in Special Needs Education at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
Work Experience
  • 2013-2016: Rehabilitation Specialist for Visual Impairment at National Institute for the Blind, Budapest, Hungary
Publications and Presentations
  • Majoros, E., Rosén, M., Johansson, S., & Gustafsson, J.-E. (2019, September) Aiming for measures of long-term trends in Grade 8 mathematics: Bridges from SIMS to TIMSS 2015. Presentation at the European Conference on Educational Research 2019, Hamburg.
  • Majoros, E., Rosén, M., Johansson, S., & Gustafsson, J.-E. (2019, June) Aiming for measures of long-term trends in Grade 8 mathematics: Bridges from SIMS to TIMSS 2015. Presentation at the 8th International Research Conference, Copenhagen.
Further Qualifications
  • 2017-2018: International Master in Educational Research at University of Gothenburg, Sweden