ERIC Number: ED275628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Report of the Basic Skills Task Force, June 30, 1983.
West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston.
This report is a summary of the Basic Skills Task Force activities covering the period from August 1982 to June 30, 1983. The Task Force was created by the West Virginia Board of Education in 1982. The report provides information on the historical background of the Task Force, a summary of how it functioned, and recommendations of the Task Force to the Board of Education. Descriptions are given of the test review process and the instruments tested, as well as criteria considered in test selection. Reviews are presented of standardized tests in the skill areas of reading, listening, speaking, writing, and mathematics. Technical considerations related to preprofessional skills testing are discussed and recommendations are made for assessment instruments in each of the skill areas under consideration. Recommendations are also made relating to research, institutional considerations and funding of the preprofessional skills component. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston.