ERIC Number: ED240577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
The English Composition and Literature Examinations of the College Board, 1980-82.
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.; College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Intended as a guide for college and secondary school educators involved in establishing institutional policy or providing students with academic counseling, this booklet presents basic information about the wide variety of English composition and literature examinations offered by College Board programs. It begins with a description of the role played by school and college English teachers in keeping College Board examinations consonant with the state of the field, and then briefly describes each composition and literature examination. Finally, the booklet discusses the similarities and differences among the examinations. A series of tables provides information on the coverage, format, place and frequency of administration for each examination; describes the content specifications for the multiple choice questions of the literature examinations; and presents comparative measurement characteristics of the examinations. (MM)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Higher Education, Language Usage, Literature Appreciation, Program Evaluation, Secondary Education, Standardized Tests, Student Placement, Teacher Role, Test Format, Test Items, Test Reviews, Testing Programs, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.; College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Identifiers: College Board Achievement Tests
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