ERIC Number: ED198777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Expectations for Quality: Should They Be Satisfied or Questioned? Proceedings of the Annual Florida Statewide Conference on Institutional Research (13th, Tallahassee, Florida, June 11-13, 1980).
Montgomery, David C., Ed.; Duckwall, Julia, Ed.
Proceedings of a Florida statewide conference on quality in higher education are presented. Topics include the following: databases, the community colleges' accounting for quality, program budgeting, and trends in truth in testing. Transcripts of a panel discussion on databases and the following papers and reports are included: "Quality and the State Community College Coordinating Board," by Myron Blee; "Report of the Academic Quality Subcommittee: A Concept and Recommendations"; "Program Mapping: Quality Control for Academic Programs," by Richard Bedics; "One Step Beyond," by Mantha Mehallis; "The Impact of Program Budgeting Upon Offices of Institutional Research in the SUS of Florida," by Albert Hartley; "Toward Principles of Postsecondary Education Funding," by Pat Barrett;"Reshaping the Dialogue," by Bill Shade; "Microcomputers: A Catalyst for the Identification and Improvement of Quality Instruction," by Al Mizell; "A Proposed Taxonomy of Educational Benefits," by Lester Ruth; "Essential Academic Skills Project: Progress Report," by Margaret Maney; "Bill Considered in 1980 Florida Legislative Session"; "Should There Be Legislation to Regulate Testing?" by Thomas Redmon; "Technical Issues Associated With Legislation to Regulate Testing," by Margaret Weber; "An ACT Viewpoint on Testing Legislation," by Jim Carr; and "Some Facts About the Predictive Validity of the ACT Assessment," by James Maxey. (SW)
Descriptors: Accountability, Advisory Committees, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Design, Databases, Educational Assessment, Educational Benefits, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Information Needs, Institutional Research, Management Information Systems, Predictive Validity, Program Budgeting, State Agencies, State Colleges, State Legislation, State Surveys, Statewide Planning, Testing Programs, Transfer Students
State University System of Florida, Planning and Analysis Office, 107 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Board of Regents, Tallahassee.
Identifiers: Florida; Truth in Testing
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