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ERIC Number: ED205624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Wisconsin Approach to Individualized Competency Development and Evaluation.
Thompson, Barbara
In this paper, the Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction reviews issues surrounding competency testing and describes Wisconsin's response to a nationwide effort to enhance student learning through competency based education. Efforts of the past two decades to improve traditional educational practice in Wisconsin are outlined. Political, legal, education, technical, and financial parameters of competency testing are also assessed. Finally, the implementation of improved educational practices in the public secondary schools and the relationship of these to student competency evaluation are considered. (Author/APM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: CEMREL, Inc., St. Louis, MO.
Identifiers: Wisconsin
Note: Paper prepared for the Midwest Policy Seminar (St. Louis, MO, October 15-17, 1980). Seminar convened by the Urban Education Program, CEMREL, Inc. For related documents, see UD 021 090, UD 021 096-097, and UD 021 102.