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ERIC Number: ED170380
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Pages: 472
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Achievement Testing of Disadvantaged and Minority Students for Educational Program Evaluation.
Wargo, Michael J., Ed.; Green, Donald Ross, Ed.
The following papers were delivered: Introductory Remarks, John W. Evans; An Evaluator's Perspective, Michael J. Wargo; Problems of Achievement Tests in Program Evaluation, Donald Ross Green; Diverse Human Populations and Problems in Educational Program Evaluation via Achievement Testing, Edmund W. Gordon; Critical Issues in Achievement Testing of Children from Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds, Robert L. Williams, Doris Mosby, and Verlaine Hinson; A Discussion of Perspectives, Michael J. Wargo and Donald Ross Green, editors; Classical Test Development Solutions, William E. Coffman, (Comments: Richard M. Jaeger); Test Fairness and Test Bias: A Review of Procedures, William R. Merz, (Comments: Dan G. Ozenne); Achievement Tests and Differential Norms, John C. Bianchini, (Comments: John F. Draper); Teachers, Students, and Standardized Test Administration, Thelma L. Spencer; Effects of Testing Conditions on Performance of Minority Children, Edgar G. Epps, (Comments: Olen E. Jones and William S. Hall); Program Evaluation Using Criterion-Referenced Tests, Glenn E. Roudabush, (Comments: Frank B. Womer and Glenn E. Roudabush); Achievement Test Selection for Program Evaluation, Ralph Hoepfner, (Comments: Ralph W. Tyler); and Cautions to Evaluators, G. Kasten Tallmadge, (Comments: Robert F. Boruch). Three perspectives were represented: nontechnical, measurement, and evaluation. Forty-eight recommendations were made for the federal government, test developers, and program evaluators. (CP)
CTB/McGraw Hill, Del Monte Research Park, Monterey, California 93940 (Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 78-4519, $8.95)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: CTB / McGraw-Hill, Monterey, CA.
Note: Proceedings of an Invitational Conference of the U.S. Office of Education (Reston, Virginia, May 27-30, 1976)