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ERIC Number: ED240577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: 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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