ERIC Number: ED179585
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Issues in Measurement and Methodology: CSE's 1978 Conference.
Burry, James, Ed.; Quellmalz, Edys S., Ed.
Evaluation Comment, v5 n4 Nov 1978
Abstracts are presented of the major conference papers and thematic discussions delivered at the 1978 Measurement and Methodology Conference. The titles of the presentations are: Policy-Responsive Evaluation (Wiley); When Educators Set Standards (Glass); Comments on Wiley and Glass (Schutz); Key Standard-Setting Considerations for Minimal Competency Testing Programs (Popham); Evaluation of Title I via RMC Models--A Critical Review (Linn); Comments on Linn and Popham (Millman); Prediction Analysis and the Reliability of a Mastery Test (Wilcox); An Achievement-Test Item Model (Harris); A Head Start Re-evaluation: Positive Effects Are Not Yet Demonstrable (Bentler and Woodward); Analyzing Multilevel Educational Data: The Choice of an Analytical Model Rather than the Unit of Analysis (Burstein); Is Something Better than Nothing? Metaphysical Test Design (Baker); The Measurement of Expertise: Analysis of the Development of Knowledge and Skill as a Basis for Assessing Achievement (Chi and Glaser); Test Design: A View from Practice (Shulman); The Design of Measurement in Instruction (Schutz); The Demise of Generality in Measurement and Research Methodology (Frase); Don't They All Measure the Same Thing? Consequences of Standardized Test Selection (Floden et al); and Comments on Floden and Frase (Quellmalz). (MH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Achievement Tests, Cognitive Measurement, Conference Reports, Curriculum Evaluation, Data Analysis, Educational Policy, Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Mastery Tests, Measurement, Minimum Competency Testing, Models, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, Research Methodology, Research Problems, Statistical Analysis, Test Construction, Test Selection, Testing Problems
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I