ERIC Number: ED406202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Technical Report of the NAEP 1992 Trial State Assessment Program in Mathematics.
Johnson, Eugene G.; And Others
The "Nation's Report Card," the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), is the only nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. This report summarizes some of the sophisticated statistical methodology used in the 1992 Trial State Assessment of Mathematics. Chapters include: (1) "Overview: The Design, Implementation, and Analysis of the Trial State Mathematics Assessment Program" (Eugene G. Johnson, Stephen L. Koffler, and John Mazzeo); (2) "Developing the Mathematics Objectives, Cognitive Items, Background Questions, and Assessment Instruments" (Stephen L. Koffler); (3) "Sample Design and Selection" (Leyla K. Mohadjer, Keith F. Rust, Valerija Smith, and Jacqueline Severynse); (4) "State and School Cooperation and Field Administration" (Nancy Caldwell); (5) "Processing Assessment Materials" (Dianne Smrdel, Linda Reynolds, and Brad Thayer); (6) "Creation of the Database and Evaluation of the Quality Control of Data Entry" (John J. Ferris and David S. Freund); (7) "Weighting Procedures and Variance Estimation" (Adam Chu and Keith F. Rust); (8) "Theoretical Background and Philosophy of NAEP Scaling Procedures" (Eugene G. Johnson, Robert J. Mislevy, and Neal Thomas); (9) "Data Analysis and Scaling for the 1992 Trial State Assessment in Mathematics" (John Mazzeo, Huahua Chang, Edward Kulick, Y. Fai Fong, and Angela Grima); and (10) "Conventions Used in Reporting the Results of the 1992 Trial State Assessment in Mathematics" (John Mazzeo). Contains extensive appendixes and 68 references. (JRH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Evaluation, Mathematics Achievement, Research Methodology, Tables (Data)
Education Information Branch, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education, 555 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20208-5641.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ.; Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. Center for the Assessment of Educational Progress.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress