ERIC Number: ED080543
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-May-7
Reference Count: 0
The Assessment of Non-Standard Programs -- the Need and the Promise; The Annual Western Regional Conference on Testing Problems (20th, Oakland, California, May 7, 1971).
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
The twentieth Western Regional Conference on Testing Problems dealt with the issues of assessment/accountability and non-traditional programs. The following speeches were given: (1) "The New Approach of the California State Colleges" by Glenn S. Dumke; (2) "Toward Institutional Goal-Consciousness" by Richard E. Peterson; (3) "The Commission on Non-traditional Study--Who Needs It?" by John A. Valentine; (4) "The Impact of Mandated Evaluation on Education" by Alexander I. Law; and (5) "A Workable Solution to the Demand for Accountability: The Georgia Assessment Project" by William H. Schabacker. A list of conference participants concludes the report. (KM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Conference Reports, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Innovation, Program Evaluation, Testing Problems
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.