ERIC Number: ED152815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May-16
Reference Count: 0
Testing & Research, Part I. Options in Education: Program Transcripts of a Weekly Series Broadcast by Member Stations of National Public Radio. Program No. 78.
George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
Several program transcripts on educational testing from the National Public Radio series, Options in Education, are included in this pamphlet. In "The I.Q. Controversy," Ned Block discusses culturally biased standardized tests. Dr. Harold Hodgkinson, former Director of the National Institute of Education, and Noel Epstein, Education Editor of the Washington Post engage in a dialogue on tests and testing. Chuck Stone, columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, speaks on "Standardized Tests and Black Kids." William Raspberry, columnist for the Washington Post, gives his advice on "Teaching Students to Take Tests." Dr. Hodgkinson and Mr. Epstein engage in a second debate over "Race and Intelligence." Dr. Elias Blake, Director of the Institute for Services to Education discusses "A Fantasy: How to Accurately Compare Intelligence of Blacks and Whites;" and "The Relationship of Standardized Tests and Textbooks" is discussed by Dr. Jerrold Zacharias, a physicist currently working with the "Infinity Factory," public television's mathematics program. (Author/MV)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Radio, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Intelligence Tests, Norm Referenced Tests, Racial Differences, Social Differences, Standardized Tests, Test Bias, Test Validity, Test Wiseness, Testing Problems
National Public Radio--Education, 2025 M Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Program Nos. 78 and 79: both transcripts, $1.00, both cassettes, $10.00)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
Note: For related document, see TM 006 980