ERIC Number: ED350238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Manitoba Social Studies Assessment 1989. Final Report and Summary Report.
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
This report describes the results of an assessment of social studies for grades 4, 8, and 10 of English language schools in Manitoba. Students in each grade were given a written test, the results of which are reported here. The results of a survey of teachers of each grade also are reported. Additionally, interviews with grade four teachers and an observational study of grade four students were conducted. A number of recommendations are made based on each part of the assessment. Tables of data and graphs appear throughout the report. A bibliography and the following five appendices also are included: (1) Teacher surveys--grades 4, 8 and 10; (2) Protocols for observational study; (3) Student group reactions from the observational study; (4) Student comments relating to quality of life judgments; and (5) Student comments relating to interaction with a child from a world community. The summary report is attached. (DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Grade 10, Grade 4, Grade 8, Interviews, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Surveys, Teacher Attitudes
Manitoba Education and Training, 1181 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3G 0T3.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
Note: For the preliminary report on test data, see ED 322 034.