ERIC Number: ED214866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Mastery Learning Developer's Guide. How to Develop Tests and Teaching Materials for all Types of Mastery Learning Students. Especially for Teaching Consumer Education and Basic Competencies to Teenagers and Adults who are Deficient or Reluctant Readers.
Laubach Literacy International, Syracuse, NY.
This guide was designed for developers of mastery learning materials for competency based learning situations. Topics include: (1) how mastery learning works and how the mastery learning process can be used in the classroom; (2) the advantages of mastery learning; (3) how to determine if mastery learning is right for student needs; (4) how to create the necessary support for the development project within an organization; (5) how to plan for a development project; (6) how to analyze the learning objectives of a unit, course, or program; (7) how to design and develop test blueprints, domain specifications, and items for criterion referenced tests; (8) how to determine test length, testing frequency, and related problems; (9) how to design and develop correlated remedial materials; (10) how to design and carry out pilot tests of mastery learning draft materials; and (11) how to revise drafts based on pilot test findings. Practical suggestions are included for authors, editors, artists, and others in the development process. (Authors/JD)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Classroom Techniques, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Objectives, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Tests, Instructional Materials, Low Achievement, Mastery Learning, Material Development, Program Development, Reading Difficulties, Remedial Instruction, Student Evaluation, Test Construction
New Readers Press, Div. of Laubach Literacy Intl., 1320 Jamesville Ave., Box 131, Syracuse, NY 13210 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Consumer's Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Laubach Literacy International, Syracuse, NY.