ERIC Number: ED072099
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Apr
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The Development and Management of Banks of Performance Based Test Items.
Curtis, H. A., Ed.
Symposium papers presented at an Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (Chicago, 1972), all of which concern banks of test items for use in constructing criterion referenced tests, comprise this document. The first paper, "Locally Produced Item Banks" by Thomas J. Slocum, presents information on the procedures, staff requirements, and benefits when item banks are created using local staff. "Commercially Produced Item Banks: The Local Project Director's Responsibilities" by H. A. Curtis, the second paper, is based upon the author's experiences as the director of a project designed to improve the reading ability of agricultural migrant children in the elementary school of Florida. In the third paper, "Publisher's Management Problem When Entering into a New Field of Test Development" by Muriel M. Abbott, discusses the problems encountered by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. in test development and marketing in connection with the Florida Agricultural Migrant Compensatory Reading Program. "Publisher's Role in Preparation of Items" by Barrie Wellens describes some of the unique aspects of the development of items by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. for the Florida Agricultural Migrant Compensatory Reading Program. In the final paper, "Computer Storage and Retrieval of Test Items" by John J. Marxer, methods of item storage and retrieval are discussed, with special reference to computerized storage. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Florida