ERIC Number: ED314433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Assessment in the Service of Learning. Proceedings of the ETS Invitational Conference (48th, New York, New York, October 31, 1987).
Freeman, Eileen E., Ed.
Proceedings of a conference on educational assessment are presented. A speech accompanying presentations of the 1987 Educational Testing Service Award for Distinguished Service to Measurement and a list of winners of that annual award from 1970 to 1987 are included. The nine papers provided include: (1) "How Assessment Can Best Serve Teaching and Learning" (Bill Honig); (2) "Progress in Measurement, Cognitive Science, and Technology That Can Change the Relation between Instruction and Assessment" (Richard E. Snow); (3) "Testing in the Service of Learning Science: Learning-Assessment Systems That Promote Educational Excellence and Equality" (Joseph I. Lipson); (4) "Cognitive and Environmental Perspectives on Assessing Achievement" (Robert Glaser); (5) "The Teacher's Role in Using Assessment To Improve Learning" (Robert Calfee and Elfrieda Hiebert); (6) "The Wedding of Instruction and Assessment in the Classroom" (Margaret C. Wang); (7) "The Integration of Instruction and Assessment in Technical Jobs" (Alan Lesgold); (8) "Assessing Technical Expertise in Today's Work Environments" (Sherrie P. Gott); and (9) "A Realist's Appraisal of the Prospects for Unifying Instruction and Assessment" (Nancy S. Cole). (TJH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Educational Assessment, Educational Environment, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Educational Testing, Equal Education, Instruction, Learning Processes, Teacher Role, Technical Education, Vocational Evaluation
Educational Testing Service, Invitational Conference Proceedings, Princeton, NJ 08541 ($12.95 if prepaid, $15.95 if not prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.