ERIC Number: ED173434
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1953-Oct-31
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Invitational Conference on Testing Problems (New York, New York, October 31, 1953).
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Seven major topics were included in the conference proceedings: (1) Improving Evaluation of Educational Outcomes at the College Level; (2) Individual versus Group Decision Making; (3) Problems and Procedures in Profile Analysis; (4) Making Test Results Meaningful; (5) The Teaching of Educational Measurement; (6) The Interview as an Evaluation Technique; and (7) Impact of Machines and Devices on Developments in Testing and Related Fields. Most sessions concluded with a summary of the discussion. The first topic emphasized the benefits of testing. Topic three dealt with Rorschach data on Marine Corps officer candidates and a geometric model for profile problems. Topic four was concerned with testing programs in local schools, locally produced tests, and the usefulness of the test manual. Topic five dealt with introducing measurement courses; extension courses for inservice training; and psychological research training. Section six included papers on evaluation of interviews for selection purposes; interpersonal aspects; and personality appraisal. Section seven was concerned with topics such as the IBM scoring machines, electronic computers, and new developments in test scoring machines. (MH)
Descriptors: Course Content, Decision Making, Educational Benefits, Educational Improvement, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Interviews, Measurement, Officer Personnel, Personality Assessment, Profiles, Research Reports, Test Results, Test Scoring Machines, Testing Problems
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.