ERIC Number: ED242344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
CLAST: College Level Academic Skills Test. Test Administration Plan, 1983-84.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
This test administration plan sets forth the terms and conditions governing the administration of the College Level Academic Skills Test (CLAST), an instrument designed to measure the achievement of the communication and computation skills expected of all students by the time they complete their sophomore year. CLAST scores are required of all Florida college students seeking an associate in arts degree or seeking upper-division status at a state university in Florida. First, information is provided on the purpose, status, and effective date of the administration plan. The next sections present an overview of CLAST's development; purposes; reading, writing, computation, and essay subtests; and testing schedule. After detailing the responsibilities of the College-Level Academic Skills Project (CLASP) Office, the Statewide Test Administrator, and the Institutional Test Administrator for ensuring the uniform, secure, and professional administration of the test across the state, the plan provides information on regular and additional CLAST administrations in 1983-84. Subsequent sections contain information on eligibility to take CLAST; registration of examinees; requests to take CLAST in another institution; ordering test materials; test administration; scoring conventions; reporting test results; verification of score reports; recording and use of CLAST scores; student appeals; setting passing scores; retake policy; and investigation of alleged irregularities. Appendices include a glossary, laws relating to CLAST, the CLASP organization, and a test description. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: College Level Academic Skills Test