ERIC Number: ED314469
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
National Association of Test Directors 1989 Symposia, Paper, and Survey. [Papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, California, March 27-31, 1989).]
Ziomek, Robert, Ed.; Wolmut, Peter, Ed.
The papers in this collection reflect topics of major interest to members of the measurement and testing communities. Symposium 1, "Beyond the Wall Chart: Indicators and School Ranking," includes the following papers: (1) "What Our 17-Year-Olds Know: One District's Assessment" (L. D. Wilkinson and D. L. Galindo); (2) "Indicators of Equity and Excellence: Searching for Consensus" (L. H. Brown and J. Litzenberger); (3) "Development of a 50-State System of Educational Indicators: Issues of Design, Implementation, and Use" (R. K. Blank); (4) "Research, National Assessment, and School Evaluation in the U.K." (C. Gipps); (5) "The Ranking of Schools and the Florida Norm-Referenced Testing Program" (M. Baron); (6) "Ranking School Districts on the Basis of Statewide Results: Is It Meaningful or Misleading?" (T. R. Guskey); (7) "Discussion I" (R. Ziomek); (8) "Discussion II: The Name of the Game" (P. Wolmut); and (9) "Discussion III: Comments to Public School Researchers, Evaluators, and Testing Practitioners" (G. Ligon). A second symposium, "Dog-Eared Reports Are the Best of Breed: Recognizing and Rewarding Evaluation Utilization" contains the following papers: (1) "Schenley High School Teacher Center" (P. LeMahieu); (2) "Eight Individual Magnet Schools" (E. Tomblin); (3) "Elementary Language Arts" (L. Baldwin); (4) "TEAMS Mastery and District Dropout Prevention Effectiveness" (G. Ligon); and (5) "School-Age Child Care" (S. Mitchell). The paper "Standardized Tests at the Pre-School Level: Do They Tell Us the Truth about Children?" (E. Pardo and J. C. Russell) is included, as well as the survey report "Testing Issues and Practices" (E. Bauer). (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Children, Day Care, Dropout Prevention, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization, Magnet Schools, Measurement Techniques, National Surveys, School Districts, School Effectiveness, Standardized Tests, Test Use
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Test Directors, Cedar Rapids, IA.