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ERIC Number: ED173435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1954-Oct-30
Pages: 130
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.