ERIC Number: ED317580
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The Best of "Set" Assessment.
Richards, Llyn, Ed.; Croft, Cedric, Ed.
This package contains articles in three general areas: items covering measurement topics; brief and practical guides on measurement techniques; and professional reading on broader assessment issues. The purpose of these publications by "Set" is to provide research information to teachers. The initial article, "Overview of Issues in School Assessment" (B. McGaw), was written for this compilation. The other 13 items were all published in "Set" between 1978 and 1987. They are: (1) "Achievement Test Scores in Perspective" (W. Turnbull); (2) "The Foundations of School Testing" (C. Croft); (3) "Test Evaluation Sheet" (S. Larsen and D. Hammill); (4) "Assessing What They've Learned" (W. B. Elley); (5) "Criterion-Referenced Measurement" (G. Rowley and C. Macpherson); (6) "Investing in Item Banks" (N. Reid); (7) "Combining Scores" (A. Gilmore); (8) "Evaluating Writing" (D. Phillips); (9) "Observation: The Basic Techniques" (B. McMillan and A. Meade); (10) "One Extreme to the Other: A Report on Profile Reports" (G. Withers); (11) "Non-Verbal Tests in Schools" (C. Croft); (12) "Does Intelligence Equal Learning Ability?" (J. Jenkinson); and (13) "Test Bias! Test Bias!" (N. Reid and A. Gilmore). (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Anthologies, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Intelligence Tests, Item Banks, Measurement Techniques, Nonverbal Tests, Observation, Scores, Standardized Tests, Test Bias, Test Use, Writing Evaluation
Set, New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Box 3237, Wellington, New Zealand. Set, Australian Council for Educational Research, Box 210, Hawthorne, Victoria 3122, Australia.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington.; Australian Council for Educational Research, Hawthorn.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; New Zealand