ERIC Number: ED258796
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Legislative Report. Louisiana State Assessment Program. Reading, Writing, and Mathematics, 1982-83.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Office of Research and Development.
This four-section report presents information on the 1982-83 Louisiana State Assessment Program. The major purpose of the program is to assess student performance in reading, writing, and mathematics. Section I discuses the scope of the 1982-83 program, provides highlights of results, and briefly considers test administration and reporting procedures. Section II provides summaries of overall performance in grade 7 and grade 10 reading, writing, and mathematics as well as in domains within each of these areas. Among these domains are: vocabulary, comprehension, and study skills (for reading); spelling, capitalization, and punctuation (for writing); and numeration, whole number operations, decimals/decimal operations, measurement and estimation, geometry, and problem-solving (for mathematics). Section III presents the writing exercise results for grades 3, 7, and 10. Reporting procedures used are also included. Section IV contains information on various technical aspects of the state assessment tests, including test reliability, item discrimination, content validity, as well as descriptive statistics. (JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Office of Research and Development.