ERIC Number: ED428945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Michigan High School Proficiency Test in Science. Tryout and Pilot Technical Report.
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Michigan Educational Assessment Program.
As part of the test development process, this technical report is intended to present the technical aspects of the tryout and pilot stages of the Michigan High School Proficiency Test (HSPT) in Science. Part 1 introduces the purpose, the legislation, and the committees involved in the test development. Development of the science assessment framework and the framework structures is briefly described. Part 2 provides an overview of the exercise development of the test. Part 3 summarizes the process used in sampling, the tryout design, the rating process for constructed-response questions, reader reliability, test statistics and analyses, and other technical issues for the HSPT in science tryout and pilot administrations. Part 4 contains the summary results from student and teacher surveys conducted during the tryout stage. Relevant data tables are furnished in the appendices. (ASK)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, High Schools, Science Education, State Programs, Tables (Data), Testing Programs
Michigan Dept. of Education, MEAP Office, P.O. Box 30008, Lansing, MI 48909.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Michigan Educational Assessment Program.