ERIC Number: ED193171
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
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Bulletin II: The General Education Subtests--Reading, Writing, Mathematics. The Florida Teacher Certification Examination.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Teacher Education, Certification, and Accreditation.
This bulletin contains the specifications for the reading, writing, and mathematics subtests of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination. The reading test uses the multiple-choice Cloze procedure and consists of ten passages of approximately 100 words selected from textbooks, journals, documents for teachers produced by the State Department of Education, and teachers' manuals for tests in common usage in Florida. A general description of the test is provided along with item specifications, domain of materials to be sampled, and references. Scoring for the writing test will be based on rhetorical quality, structural and mechanical quality, and observance of conventions in writing. Following a general description of the writing test, information is provided on criteria for topic selection and item specification. Examples of writing scored at various levels are presented and references are included. The mathematics test consists of multiple-choice items testing skills in basic computation, interpretation of data, solving measurement problems, and applying mathematics skills to solve real world problems. Item specifications for the mathematics test are provided. (JD)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Teacher Education, Certification, and Accreditation.
Note: For related documents, see SP 016 537. Small print may be marginally legible.