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ERIC Number: ED181027
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun-1
Pages: 83
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Summary of the Spring 1979 Conference of the National Consortium on Testing, (April 30-May 1, 1979).
Haney, Walt; Strenio, Andrew
A summary, prepared from notes and tape recordings, is presented of the 1979 conference of the National Consortium on Testing. Panel descussions on the following topics are included: (1) introduction; (2) update--recent and upcoming events concerning testing; (3) test preparation and coaching; (4) minimum competency testing; (5) program evaluation and testing; (6) viewing and discussion of public education films on testing; (7) topical sessions, including information on testing for parents and the public, testing and program evaluation, and minimum competency testing; (8) open versus secure testing; (9) publicly available test item banks; and (10) open competence testing. Two articles, "A Study of Minimum Competency Testing Programs, and "Why Should Some Tests be Secure," are appended. (MH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Huron Inst., Cambridge, MA.