ERIC Number: ED173435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1954-Oct-30
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Invitational Conference on Testing Problems (10th, New York, New York, October 30, 1954).
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Four major topics were discussed at the conference: application of information theory to testing; recent advances in psychometric methods; evaluating group interaction; and new developments in the education of abler students. Papers delivered were: Multiple Assignment of Persons to Jobs, by Paul S. Dwyer; New Light on Test Strategy from Decision Theory, by Lee J. Cronbach; The Relation Between Uncertainty and Variance, by William J. McGill; Some Recent Results in Latent Structure Analysis, by T. W. Anderson; The "Moderator Variable" as a Useful Tool in Prediction, by David R. Saunders; A Method of Factoring Without Communalities, by L. L. Thurstone; A New Technique for Measuring Individual Differences in Conformity to Group Judgment, by Richard S. Crutchfield; The Russell Sage Social Relations Test: A Measure of Group Problem-Solving Skills in Elementary School Children, by Dora E. Damrin; Description of Group Characteristics, by John K. Hemphill; Acceleration: Basic Principles and Recent Research, by Sidney L. Pressey; College Admission with Advanced Standing, by William H. Cornog; and Special Treatment for Abler Students and Its Relation to National Manpower, by Dael L. Wolfle. (MH)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Acceleration, Advanced Placement Programs, Analysis of Variance, Decision Making, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Factor Analysis, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Individual Differences, Information Theory, Job Placement, Labor Utilization, Predictor Variables, Psychological Testing, Psychometrics, Research Reports, Social Relations, Testing Problems
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.