ERIC Number: ED113547
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Criterion-Referenced Instruments for Assessment of Specialized Vocational Agriculture Programs: Final Report.
Warmbrod, J. Robert
Criterion referenced, field-tested instruments developed to assess 11th and 12th grade vocational agriculture education programs in (1) agricultural mechanics, (2) horticulture, (3) agribusiness supplies and services, and (4) farm management are presented in the document. A narrative report briefly discusses objectives; test construction; field testing, which involved administering the test to 12th grade students in 16 area vocational centers and 10 local schools; and the program's contribution to education. Appended materials make up the body of the document (314 pages) and consist of: an extensive treatment of test objectives and the mastery tests for each of the four areas, a list of schools in which field testing was done, and 24 tables giving item analysis and summary statistics for each test (42 pages). (LH)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Supplies, Career Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Assessment, Farm Management, Grade 11, Grade 12, Horticulture, Secondary Education, Tables (Data), Test Results, Testing, Tests, Vocational Education, Young Farmer Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Dept. of Agricultural Education.