ERIC Number: ED064633
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Using ACT on the Campus.
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
The American College Testing Program (ACT) was founded as an inviolate public trust, and operates as a nonprofit corporation governed by educational representatives from individual states or regions and a Board of Trustees. A fundamental goal of the program is to exercise educational leadership by conducting testing, information-gathering, evaluating, and related activities in order to assist in the identification and solution of educational problems and to communicate to the general and professional publics knowledge and ideas about education. This publication is intended to be used as a guide for the use of ACT services at institutions of higher education. The programs and purposes of ACT are explained followed by a description of the process of reporting ACT scores and the use of ACT battery materials. A discussion of research and development services is also presented. Other information included in this bulletin includes financial aid, the high school student profile report, a description of ACT publications, and a listing of ACT regional offices. (BW/Author)
Descriptors: Colleges, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Measurement, National Competency Tests, Student Evaluation, Test Interpretation, Testing, Tests
ACT Publications, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, Iowa 52240
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Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.