ERIC Number: ED332165
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Testing and Assessment. Special Collection Number 1.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Bloomington, IN.
Applicable to all levels of education, the eight digests and four FAST (Focused Access to Selected Topics) bibliographies included in this special collection focus on testing and assessment in the fields of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The material in this special collection is designed for use by teachers, students, administrators, researchers, policymakers, and parents. The digests are on the following topics: Testing Literature: The Current State of Affairs; Evaluating Student Writing: Methods and Measurement; The Issue: Adult Literacy Assessment; How Well Do Tests Measure Real Reading?; Note-Taking: What Do We Know about the Benefits?; Large Scale Writing Assessment; Dialogue Journals; and Assessing Listening and Speaking Skills. The bibliographies deal with the following subjects: strengthening test-taking and study strategies in reading; reading and writing assessment in middle and secondary schools; informal reading inventories; and reading assessment in elementary education. A profile of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills (ERIC/RCS), and information on requesting a computerized search service, searching ERIC in print, submitting material to ERIC/RCS, books available from ERIC/RCS, and an order form are attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Dialog Journals, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Informal Reading Inventories, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Tests, Testing, Writing Evaluation
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th St., Suite 150, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698 ($5.95 plus $2.00 postage and handling).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Administrators; Researchers; Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers: ERIC Digests