ERIC Number: ED173373
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Assessment Instruments in Bilingual Education: A Descriptive Catalog of 342 Oral and Written Tests.
California State Univ., Los Angeles. National Dissemination and Assessment Center.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
This catalog describes 342 tests appropriate for identifying the needs of bilingual students, for diagnosing their ability, and for assessing programs. The tests are appropriate for ages kindergarten through adult, and are written in the following languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Cambodian, Cantonese, Chinese, Cherokee, Chamorro, Crow, Choctaw, Cheyenne, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Ilocano, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Mohawk, Navaho, Nukuran, Native Alaskan, Portugese, Pilipino, Polish, Ponapean, Pueblo, Russian, Tagalog, Ulithian, Vietnamese, Yapese, Woleina, Yiddish, and Yupik. The majority are written in English or Spanish or in both languages. The tests cover the following catagories: (1) language proficiency; (2) language dominance; (3) self concept and personality; (4) sociocultural and attitudes; (5) reading and reading readiness; (6) academic achievement; (7) aptitude and interests; and (8) miscellaneous--including school readiness, psychomotor performance, learning problems, and individual development. Descriptions of each test provide, whenever possible: test name; developer (commercial vs. local publisher); source of availability; copyright date; language; purpose and content; age level; administration; written vs. oral response; scoring; types of available scores; cost, and a sample item. (GDC)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adults, Aptitude Tests, Attitude Measures, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, English, Language Tests, Languages, Personality Measures, Postsecondary Education, Reading Tests, Spanish, Speech Skills, Test Reviews, Tests
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Los Angeles. National Dissemination and Assessment Center.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
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