ERIC Number: ED387422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Preparing Citizens for the 21st Century. Geography: Learning about Our World, The 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress in Geography.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; National Assessment Governing Board, Washington, DC.
This booklet reports on the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in geography for 4th, 8th, and 12th grade students, a test given for the first time to establish baseline data for measuring student progress in geography well into the future. The booklet contains the following sections: (1) Why We Assess Geography; (2) The 1994 NAEP in Geography; (3) What Is NAEP? (4) Creating a Framework for the Geography Assessment, with Assessment Preparation Guidelines and Other Considerations; (5) What the 1994 Geography Assessment Examined, with Knowing and Doing and Thinking Skills; (6) What Is NAGB? (7) Geography Assessment Framework Elements; and (8) Special Features of the 1994 Geography Assessment. (EH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Achievement Rating, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geographic Location, Geography, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 8, Group Testing, Knowledge Level, Measurement, Performance, Standards, Student Evaluation, Test Results, Testing, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Administrators
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; National Assessment Governing Board, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress