ERIC Number: ED080540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct-29
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Invitational Conference on Testing Problems (New York, October 29, 1966).
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
The 1966 Invitational Conference on Testing Problems dealt with the innovations of the new age of flexibility and the problems of evaluating and preparing for them. Papers presented in Session I, Innovation and Evaluation, were: (1) "Innovation and Evaluation: In Whose Hands?" by Nils Y. Wessell; (2) "The Discovery and Development of Educational Goals" by Henry S. Dyer; (3) "The Meaning of Impact" by Martin Trow; (4) "Unconventionality, Triangulation, and Inference" by Eugene J. Webb; and (5) "The Prediction of Academic and Nonacademic Accomplishment" by John L. Holland. The luncheon address was "Education's Age of Flexibility" by Francis Keppel. Papers presented at Session II, Natural Language and Computers in Education, were: (1) "An Interactive Inquirer" by Philip J. Stone; (2) "The Natural-Language Approach to Psychometrics" by Carl E. Helm; and (3) "Grading Essays by Computer: Progress Report" by Ellis Batten Page. A list of conference participants concludes the report. (KM)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.