ERIC Number: ED333195
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Principles of Technology. Final Report, Austin, Independent School District.
Austin Independent School District, TX.
The achievement of the 44 Crockett high school students, in Austin, Texas, who participated in the Principles of Technology Program during the 1987-1988 school year was assessed, with the following findings; (1) 14 second-year students answered 30 percent more items correctly on the posttest than on the pretest; (2) the second-year students mastered the curriculum content; (3) on the science test and the mathematics test of the Tests of Achievement and Proficiency (TAP), student achievement gains were not significantly above or below the national norm; (4) the students who took the first-semester content of the first-year course in spring 1987 scored significantly better on the test than the students who took the same course in fall 1988; and (5) six students completed the first-year course and 19 completed the first semester of the second year. (Nine attachments are included: (1) enrollment history; (2) 1987-88 evaluation activities; (3) second-year test; (4) answers for second-year test; (5) scores on the second-year pretest; (6) first semester test results; (7) correlated t-test on pretest and posttest TAP science scores; (8) correlated t-test on pretest and posttest TAP mathematics scores; and (9) comparison of scores on the first-year test.) (NLA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers: Austin Independent School District TX; Principles of Technology; Tests of Achievement and Proficiency
Note: Project No. 88420028.