ERIC Number: ED238943
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Nov-30
Reference Count: N/A
Assessing the Costs and Impacts of Managing T/E/I Systems: A Collection of Nine Papers. Evaluation Systems Project.
Bank, Adrianne; Williams, Richard C.
The Center for the Study of Evaluation Systems Project focuses on assessing the costs and impacts of managing testing, evaluation, and instructional (T/E/I) systems through a collection of nine papers: (1) "School District Evaluation Offices: Are They Worth the Money?," by Richard C. Williams and Pam McGranahan; (2) "How Two Evaluation Offices Help Improve School Performance," by Larry Crabbe, Theron Swainston, and Williams; (3) "School District Use of Testing and Evaluation for Instructional Decision Making: A Beginning," by Adrianne Bank and Williams; (4) "School Districts in the Information Society: The Emergence of Instructional Information Systems," by Bank and Williams; (5) "The Important District Role in Educational Reform," by Williams and Bank; (6) "The District Role in Introducing Micro-Computers: A Contingency Approach," by Williams, Bank, and Carol Thomas; (7) "The Cost of Instructional Information Systems: Results from Two Studies," by James Catterall; (8) "Linking Testing with Instructional Decision Making: Models and Guidelines from Research," by Don Dorr-Bremme; and (9) "The Search for Consequences: Assessing the Impact of District Instructional Information Systems," by Williams and Bank. (PN)
Descriptors: Administration, Cost Effectiveness, Decision Making, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Systems, Microcomputers, Program Effectiveness, Research and Instruction Units, School Districts, Test Results, Test Use
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.