ERIC Number: ED072460
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Writing Objectives for 1973-74 Assessment.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
This booklet presents the objectives prepared for the National Assessment of Educational Progress's reassessment of writing. The three main writing objectives were: (1) Demonstrates ability in writing to reveal personal feelings and ideas; (2) Demonstrates ability to write in response to a wide range of societal demands and obligations; and (3) Indicates the importance attached to writing skills. Discussions and examples of the way in which the objectives apply to each of the four test groups (age 9, age 13, age 17, and adult) are included. The revised educational objectives are accompanied by a summary of the history and goals of the National Assessment, the procedures used to develop the revised writing objectives, and several appendixes listing the names of those who reviewed the 1965 Writing Objectives, the members of the Writing Objectives Revision Panel, the members of the Lay Review Conference, those who reviewed the Revised Writing Objectives, and those who provided a supplementary review of the Revised Writing Objectives. (DD) Primary type of information provided by report: Assessment Instrument (Objectives); Procedures (Objectives Development).
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, National Competency Tests, National Surveys, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
National Assessment Office, Lincoln Tower, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colo. 80203 ($1.00)
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress