ERIC Number: ED190647
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings. The National Conference on Testing: Uniting Testing and Teaching (3rd, Washington, D.C., March 13-14, 1980).
Bossone, Richard M., Ed.
Following opening remarks by Joseph L. Dionne, four sections of papers are presented. In part I--Testing and the Basic Skills--P. Michael Timpane and Judith Shoemaker discuss federal activities, Edwin L. West, Jr. discusses the coordination of teaching and testing, and Amelia Ashe describes testing and teaching of writing competency. Part II--Testing and Information Services--includes Congressman Ted Weiss on national truth-in-testing legislation, William W. Turnbull on the use of information for particular purposes, and Michael H. Kean on why teachers dislike testing. Part III--Testing and the Teachers--included A Strategy for Uniting Testing and the Teacher, by Roy H. Forbes, Making Tests more Meaningful for the Teacher, by Wilson Riles, and Issues in Testing: The Perspective of Organized Teachers and Professors, by James G. Ward. Speakers for Part IV--Testing and the Publisher--are Oluf M. Davidsen, Lawrence W. Feinberg, and Ralph W. Tyler. Robert L. Ebel presents a summation, and proposes that testing for determing student achievement and testing to help pupils learn supplement each other. (GDC)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, College Entrance Examinations, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Assessment, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Information Utilization, Instruction, Minimum Competency Testing, Teacher Attitudes, Testing Problems, Writing Skills
Graduate School of CUNY, Dean Richard M. Bossone, 33 W. 42nd St., New York, NY 10036 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Center for Advanced Study in Education.