ERIC Number: ED080542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Nov-2
Reference Count: 0
Invitational Conference on Testing Problems (New York, November 2, 1968).
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
The 1968 Invitational Conference on Testing Problems dealt with educational evaluation and the problems of the socially disadvantaged. Papers presented in Session I, Educational Evaluation--Various Levels and Aspects, were: (1) "The Comparative Field Experiment: An Illustration from High school Biology" by Richard C. Anderson; (2) "Evaluation of Teacher Training in a Title III Center" by Ethna R. Reid; (3) "Evaluating a National Program: The Training of Teachers of Teachers" by Bertram B. Masia and P. David Mitchell; and (4) "Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Evaluation of Educational Systems" by J. Alan Thomas. The luncheon address was "A Customer Counsels the Testers" by Sidney P. Marland, Jr. Papers given at Session II, The Socially Disadvantaged, were: (1) "Nonschool Variables in the Education of Disadvantaged Children" by Edmund W. Gordon; and (2) "Issues and Strategies in Employment of the Disadvantaged" by Albert P. Maslow. One paper presented at the second session, "Meaning, Thinking, and Reading" by Marie Hughes, was not completed in time to be included in the proceedings. (KM)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.