ERIC Number: ED181055
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1960-Oct-29
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of The Invitational Conference on Testing Problems (24th, New York, New York, October 29, 1960).
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
This conference focused on two themes: research in testing and the cooperative research program, and testing in the language arts. The morning session was concerned with the impact of the federal Cooperative Research Program on educational research. Papers were entitled: The Support of Measurement Projects by the Cooperative Research Program. (Hall, Hjelm, and Conrad); In-Basket Tests and Factors in Administrative Performance (Frederiksen); Models of Teacher Behavior in the Classroom (Travers); and the Prediction of Talented Behavior in the Junior High School (McGuire). Papers for the afternoon session were entitled: Testing for Elegance (Martin); Competency First: New Tests in Foreign Languages (Starr); and Estimating Structure in Prose (Lorge). The luncheon address, The Pace of Change, was delivered by Arthur S. Adams and recounted his experiences as an educational consultant in emerging African nations. (MH)
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Conference Reports, Developing Nations, Educational Problems, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Foreign Countries, Language Tests, Occupational Tests, Prose, Talent, Talent Development, Teacher Behavior, Testing, Testing Problems
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers - Location: Africa