ERIC Number: ED342782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Assessment. Proceedings: Conference of the University/Urban Schools National Task Force (13th, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-9, 1991).
Bossone, Richard M., Ed.; Polishook, Irwin H., Ed.
At this conference on educational assessment, there was consensus among participants on the importance of the use of assessment to improve instruction, enhance the curriculum, and allow policy makers to measure achievement. There was less consensus about the best forms of assessment to use. The following conference papers are provided in this document: (1) "The National Education Goals Report" (P. D. Forgione, Jr.); (2) "Assessing the Business Roundtable's 1990s Education Initiatives" (M. T. Nettles); (3) "National Assessment for Educational Progress" (A. E. Lapointe); (4) "Georgia State Assessment Program" (S. Bernknopf); (5) "Los Angeles City School Assessment Program" (F. I. Stevens); (6) "Philadelphia School District Assessment Program" (R. C. Altman); (7) "Assessment in Mathematics Instruction" (T. J. Cooney); (8) "Assessment in Science Instruction" (A. B. Champagne); (9) "Assessment in Reading and Writing Instruction" (S. W. Valencia); and (10) "Summation" (R. Rothman). (SLD)
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics Instruction, Performance Based Assessment, Policy Formation, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Science Instruction, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Testing Problems, Testing Programs, Workshops, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Graduate School and Univ. Center.