ERIC Number: ED484941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Technology for Assessment: Tackling the Policy Issues. Conference Summary
In June 2004, in conjunction with the Council of Chief State School Officers' (CCSSO) 34th national conference on large-scale assessment, the Institute for the Advancement of Emerging Technologies in Education (IAETE) at AEL hosted a daylong symposium to discuss critical policy issues related to technology-supported assessments. Held in Boston, Massachusetts, the symposium was the last of three such forums sponsored by IAETE since 2002 to explore technology's potential contributions to assessment systems. Where earlier symposia gathered education practitioners and researchers, this event brought the issue to policy influencers and implementers. The unique perspectives and priorities of these three groups were represented in each discussion via the presenters and attendees. The format encouraged audience participation through focused discussion sessions and interaction with the panelists.
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Conferences
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: AEL, Inc., Charleston, WV.