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ERIC Number: ED181052
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1961-Oct-28
Pages: 107
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.