ERIC Number: ED082290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
National Assessment and Social Indicators, January 1973.
Mushkin, Selma J.; Stageberg, Stephen
National Assessment is a survey of how much U.S. citizens know about and what they are capable of doing in 10 broad subject areas. This pamphlet outlines the types of findings on educational achievement that might be made from the statistical data on knowledge, attitudes, and skills being gathered. Additionally, the report examines social indicators that could be developed from the data; explores the use of National Assessment data for the understanding of educational achievement; and considers how National Assessment might contribute to a measurement of the quality of life. (Author/JF) Aspect of National Assessment (NAEP) dealt with in this document: Results (Interpretation).
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Federal Programs, Futures (of Society), Measurement, Sex Differences, Social Characteristics, Social Influences, Statistical Data, Tests
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. (Stock No. OE-73-11111, $0.85 or $0.60 GPO Bookstore)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgetown Univ., Washington, DC. Public Services Lab.; National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress