ERIC Number: ED382509
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Setting Achievement Levels on the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress in Geography and in U.S. History and the 1996 National Assessment of Educational Progress in Science. Final Version. Design Document.
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
This design document describes a research methodology for setting achievement levels (performance standards) on the NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress). The current plan is an extension of earlier work by NAGB (National Assessment Governing Board) to set achievement levels on the 1990 NAEP mathematics assessment, and by NAGB and American College Testing (ACT) to set achievement levels on the 1992 NAEP assessments in mathematics, reading, and writing. The volume contains the five sections: (1) Identification and Selection of Panelists; (2) Preparation of Briefing Materials; (3) Achievement Levels)Setting Procedures; (4) Statistical Analyses; and (5) Public Comment Forums. A list of references and appendices are included. (EH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Assessment Governing Board, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Identifiers: National Assessment of Educational Progress