ERIC Number: ED228250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Systemwide Evaluation, 1981-82. Final Technical Report. Appendixes. [A Detailed Account of the Instruments Used in Data Collection in the Evaluation of Basic Skills Achievement].
Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Descriptions and the summary results of each evaluation instrument used in the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) for evaluation and testing in the 1981-82 school year are provided. The instruments considered include the Scholastic Aptitude Test, American College Test, Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, Sequential Tests of Educational Progress, Iowa Tests of Basic Skills, Metropolitan Readiness Test, and Texas Assessment of Basic Skills. Instrument descriptions include the nature of the test, the administration population and procedures, and test development and reliability information. Each instrument's purpose in the AISD evaluation is discussed within the context of basic skills program decisions, and in relation to rating performance compared to nationwide and previous AISD evaluation results. Copies of a teacher survey and administrator survey designed to contribute information for district priority decisions and evaluation questions are included. An Accreditation Status Report within the AISD evaluation is summarized. The uses of district attendance and graduation records are described. (CM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accreditation (Institutions), Achievement Tests, Administrator Attitudes, Aptitude Tests, Basic Skills, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Program Evaluation, School Districts, Student Evaluation, Student Records, Teacher Attitudes, Test Results
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.