ERIC Number: ED053221
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Publication Date: 1971
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Evaluation for Decision-Making in the Schools.
Wick, John W.; Beggs, Donald L.
This book was written for teachers, administrators, professional specialists in the schools, and students in training in an effort to acquaint them with educational research and measurement techniques produced by experts in these areas. No special mathematical background is assumed, and the book may serve as a supplementary text in such courses as measurement, psychological foundations of education, and educational administration, guidance, and personnel. The selection of topics was based upon important decision points for practitioners in the schools. Topics include: Evaluation and the Learning Climate; Outcome Evaluation; Continuous Assessment; Using Achievement Tests; Homogeneous Grouping; Evaluation and In-Service Programs; Staff Attitude and Morale; Recruiting and Retaining Teachers; Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness; Assessing Community Attitude; The School Bond Issue; and Educational Measurement and Desegregation. (PR)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Classification, Community Attitudes, Decision Making, Educational Programs, Educational Research, Evaluation, Inservice Education, Measurement, Models, School Desegregation, School Surveys, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Morale, Teacher Recruitment, Teachers, Test Bias, Test Results
Houghton Mifflin Company, 53 West 43rd Street, New York, New York 10036 ($4.95)
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