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ERIC Number: ED138468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Feb
Mathematics Technical Report: Exercise Volume. National Assessment of Educational Progress. Report No. 04-MA-20.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Included in Chapter 1 of this report are background information on the 1972-73 mathematics assessment; details of the computational formulas used in reporting results; and explanations of the technical documentation, exercise presentation, documentation pages, scoring guides, and data tables for released and unreleased exercises. The remainder of this volume consists of four appendices. In Appendix A, the mathematics objectives measured by the exercises are discussed. Appendix B contains an outline of the fifteen mathematics content areas covered by the assessment. Appendix C is devoted to the released mathematics exercises. Included for each of the released exercises are a copy of that exercise as presented to respondents, a documentation page, a scoring guide for free-response or open-ended exercises, and a complete data table. Appendix D covers the unreleased mathematics exercises and includes a documentation page and a limited data table for each of the exercises. Both appendices C and D are organized according to the fifteen mathematics content areas. (DT) Primary type of information provided by report: Assessment Instrument (Released Exercises); Results (Exercise Level).
Descriptors: Achievement, Educational Assessment, Educational Research, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Item Analysis, Mathematics Education, National Competency Tests, Secondary School Mathematics, Surveys, Test Results
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress