ERIC Number: ED338714
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Preliminary Technical Manual for the Enhanced ACT Assessment.
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
This manual contains preliminary information, largely of a technical nature, about the enhanced American College Testing (ACT) Program introduced in October 1989. It focuses primarily on the tests of educational development, the component of the program that has been substantially revised. Although one-third of the ACT Interest Inventory Items has been replaced or revised, the score scale and the interpretation procedures remain unchanged. The manual describes: (1) the enhanced ACT Assessment Program and related services; (2) development procedures for the tests of educational development; (3) norming, scaling, and equating the tests of educational development; and (4) the reliability and validity of the tests of educational development. Twenty-two tables and one figure supplement the discussion. Seventeen references are listed. Appendices provide the ACT Interest Inventory and three concordance tables for composite, English, and mathematics scores. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Equated Scores, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Interest Inventories, National Programs, Scaling, Scoring, Test Construction, Test Interpretation, Test Manuals, Test Norms, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Testing Programs
American College Testing Program Publications, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, IA 52243.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Identifiers: ACT Assessment; ACT Interest Inventory; Enhanced ACT