ERIC Number: ED035783
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
CAPS Capsule: The National Assessment of Educational Progress, Concept and Organization, Vol. 3, No. 2.
Mattson, Judith, Ed.
The Winter, 1970 issue of CAPS Capsule concerns the concept and structure of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), which responds to the need to look at the outputs of education. Frank B. Womer, Staff Director of NAEP, discusses the following: (1) NAEP's origin; (2) the subject areas selected for assessment; (3) the development and use of program tests; (4) how information is reported and used; and (5) future goals of the program. Critical assessments and analyses of NAEP follow, by Martin Katzman, Warren Findley, and Robert Ebel. Also included are: (1) an annotated bibliography of journals from ERIC Central's monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), pertaining to national assessment and NAEP; (2) a presentation by Garry R. Walz, Center director, on program developments in guidance and counseling; (3) information on CAPS publications; and (4) listings of Center activities. (EK) Aspect of National Assessment (NAEP) dealt with in this document: Program Description (Historical Background) (Program Goals).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.