ERIC Number: ED183597
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Procedures Used in Phase I of the IGE Evaluation to Scale, Adjust, and Aggregate Reading and Math Achievement in Grade 5. Report from the Project on Evaluation of Practices in Individualized Schooling.
Price, Gary G.; And Others
The procedures used in Phase I of the Individually Guided Education (IGE) evaluation to scale, adjust, and aggregate reading and mathematics achievement in grade 5 are described. An explanation is included of the administration procedures. The tests used (The Short Form Test of Academic Aptitude and the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills) and the adjustment made on individual student scores for academic ability and background variables are discussed. An explanation of how the achievement scores of students within a school were aggregated, and a description of the data are also included. (Author/GDC)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Educational Testing, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 5, Individualized Instruction, Intermediate Grades, Multiple Regression Analysis, Reading Achievement, Research Methodology, Scaling, Scores, Test Interpretation, Test Theory
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Research and Development Center for Individualized Schooling.
Identifiers: Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills; Evaluation of Practices Individualized Schooling; Individually Guided Education; Short Form Test of Academic Aptitude; Winsorization
Note: For related documents, see TM 010 047-060 and TM 010 119. Some tables marginally legible.