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ERIC Number: ED017467
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 27
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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IMPROVING OBJECTIVE TESTS IN SCIENCE.
NELSON, CLARENCE H.
DISCUSSED ARE SELECTED FACTORS RELATED TO IMPROVING SCIENCE TESTS. SECTION 1 DEALS WITH (1) THE ROLE OF OBJECTIVES IN SCIENCE TEACHING AND TESTING, (2) THE ROLE OF TESTS AND TESTING, (3) FORMS AND KINDS OF TESTS, AND (4) GUIDEPOSTS FOR PREPARING TESTS. SECTION 2 DISCUSSES METHODS OF TESTING FOR SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES AT VARIOUS GRADE LEVELS. INCLUDED ARE (1) RECOGNIZING AND APPRAISING ASSUMPTIONS, (2) UNDERSTANDING OF SCIENTIFIC METHODOLOGY INCLUDING THE FORMULATION AND TESTING OF HYPOTHESES, DATA ANALYSIS, AND THEORY COMPARISON, AND (3) SELECTING AND PREPARING READING PASSAGES FOR FIRST GRADE, THIRD GRADE, UPPER ELEMENTARY GRADES, JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL, AND SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR $1.00 FROM NEA PUBLICATIONS SALES, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036. (DS)
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Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION