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ERIC Number: ED438287
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 616
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Technical Digest for the Academic Year 1997-1998. Texas Student Assessment Program.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This digest is designed to provide information to Texas testing coordinators, other educators, and interested citizens about the development procedures and technical attributes of the state-mandated criterion-referenced assessment program. The chapters are: (1) "Background"; (2) "Test Development"; (3) "Test Administration"; (4) "Quality Control Procedures"; (5) "Reports"; (6) "Standards"; (7) "Scaling"; (8)"Reliability"; (9) "Validity"; (10) "Equating"; (11) "TAAS Writing Assessment"; (12) "English II End-of-Course Test"; (13) "End-of-Course Tests for Algebra I, Biology I, and U.S. History"; (14) "Spanish-Version TAAS"; (15)"Release of Tests"; (16) "TAAS Study Guides"; (17) "The Alternative Assessment"; (18) "Reading Proficiency Tests in English"; and (19) "TEKS and Texas Tests." Sixteen appendixes contain supplemental information about test development, state standards, scores, and student surveys. (Contains 15 references.) (SLD)
Publications Distribution Office, P.O. Box 13817, Austin, TX 78711-3817 ($6; $5 nonprofit institutions). Tel: 512-463-9536; Web site: assessment/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills