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ERIC Number: ED181052
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1961-Oct-28
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Invitational Conference on Testing Problems (New York, New York, October 28, 1961).
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Three themes were addressed at the conference: (1) implications of factor analysis for achievement testing; (2) use of achievement tests in awarding course credits; and (3) extended conceptions of evaluation in higher education. The speeches were entitled: Factors of Verbal Achievement, by John B. Carroll; Schools of Thought in Judging Excellence of English Themes, by John W. French; Factor Analysis of Relevance Judgments: an Approach to Content Validity, by Ledyard R Tucker; Credit and the Advanced Placement Program, by Jack N. Arbolino; The Examining Program at Antioch College, by Ruth D. Churchill; Examinations and Instruction by Television, by Clifford G. Erickson; Credit and Waiver Examinations at Michigan State University, by Willard G. Warrington; Measuring the Quality of a College or University, by Dewey B. Stuit; and the Nature and Use of Institutional Research, by James I Doi. The luncheon address, Management of the Learning Environment, was delivered by John E. Ivey, Jr. A memorial speech in honor of Irving D. Lorge was given by Robert L. Thorndike. (MH)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advanced Placement Programs, College Credits, College Entrance Examinations, College Instruction, Conference Reports, Educational Quality, Educational Television, Equivalency Tests, Evaluation, Factor Analysis, High Schools, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Measurement Techniques, Test Validity, Testing Problems, Testing Programs, Verbal Ability, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.