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ERIC Number: ED374020
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 89
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Science Framework for the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
National Assessment Governing Board, Washington, DC.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
This document contains the framework and rationale for assessing science achievement of students throughout the United States in 1994. It provides a general overview of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), describes the 1994 NAEP Science Framework adopted by the National Assessment Governing Board, and reviews the process by which the Framework was developed. The following sections are included: (1) Introduction; (2) The Framework for the 1994 NAEP Science Assessment; (3) Desired Attributes of Assessment; (4) Characteristics of Assessment Exercises and Items; and (5) Special Studies and Research. Approximately half of the document is made up of the appendices, which includes examples of themes in science and sample items of the content that students are expected to know. (ZWH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Assessment Governing Board, Washington, DC.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Assessment of Educational Progress
Note: A product of the NAEP Science Consensus Project.