ERIC Number: ED220511
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Using Measurement and Evaluation to Promote Learning.
Higgins, James E.; And Others
This monograph contains seven articles which focus primarily on formative evaluation for the purpose of furthering the learning of pupils. The articles include: an overview of formative evaluation by Peggy Chnupa; a description of the use of measurement and evaluation as an early screening for entering school children, by Sherrel Marginet and Phyllis Nordhaus; a treatment of a specific set of materials used for screening, by Dixie Whitney; a discussion of the use of test data to help guide instruction with young children in reading, by Jean Berger; test data uses in determining placement of junior high school pupils at levels where they can best operate and best achieve, by JoAnne Dowers; pre- and post-criterion-referenced test uses at the high school level, by James Thomas; and a description of the measurement and evaluation component of a system-wide mastery learning program, by Larry Rowe. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Formative Evaluation, Mastery Learning, Measurement, Reading Tests, Screening Tests, Student Evaluation, Student Improvement, Teacher Attitudes, Test Use
Curriculum Research and Development Center, Statesman Towers West, School of Education, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute. Curriculum Research and Development Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I