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ERIC Number: ED011518
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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EXAMINATIONS AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING.
BENSON, ARTHUR L.
FUNCTIONS OF PROFESSIONALLY PREPARED, OBJECTIVE, STANDARDIZED TESTS FOR TEACHERS AND PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS, FOR NATIONWIDE USE, ARE DESCRIBED. THESE ARE (1) ADVANCING THE PRESERVICE PREPARATION OF TEACHERS BY DEMONSTRATING SIGNIFICANT TEST-SCORE DIFFERENCES AMONG STUDENTS FROM VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS, (2) IMPROVING CERTIFICATION OR LICENSING POLICIES AND PRACTICES IN ORDER TO EVALUATE THE COMPETENCIES OF EACH PROSPECTIVE TEACHER ON BASES APART FROM MERE COMPLETION OF COURSE WORK, (3) SELECTION OF TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL AT THE LOCAL DISTRICT LEVEL ON A BASIS BEYOND THAT FURNISHED BY STATE CERTIFICATION, (4) IMPROVING THE INSERVICE EDUCATION OF TEACHERS BY IDENTIFYING THE EXPERIENCED TEACHERS THE STATE WISHES TO ENCOURAGE TO REMAIN IN THE PROFESSION AND TO INCREASE THEIR JOB COMPETENCIES, AND (5) REALIZING TEACHERS' ASPIRATIONS FOR TRUE PROFESSIONAL STATUS THROUGH PROFESSIONAL CONTROL OVER TEACHER EXAMINATIONS. THIS PAPER WAS READ AT THE EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE WESTERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON TESTING PROBLEMS (1964). (RP)
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Identifiers: NATIONAL TEACHER EXAMINATIONS