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ERIC Number: ED314469
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Pages: 301
Abstractor: N/A
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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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Test Directors, Cedar Rapids, IA.