ERIC Number: ED526784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation of the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Study Reports
Buckendahl, Chad W.; Davis, Susan L.; Plake, Barbara S.; Sireci, Stephen G.; Hambleton, Ronald K.; Zenisky, April L.; Wells, Craig S.
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education
The "Evaluation of the National Assessment of Educational Progress: Study Reports" describes the special studies that comprised the design of the evaluation. In the Final Report, the authors presented a practical discussion of the evaluation studies to its primary, intended audience, namely policymakers. On this accompanying CD, readers will find additional evidence to support findings and recommendations in the six study reports. The study reports represent summaries of the data collection, analysis, and findings of the different lines of inquiry that comprised the evaluation design. Included in this volume are: (1) Audit Study Report (Barbara S. Plake, Chad W. Buckendahl, and Susan L. Davis); (2) Evaluation of the Standard Setting on the 2005 Grade 12 National Assessment of Educational Progress Mathematics Test (Stephen G. Sireci, Jeffrey Hauger, Christine Lewis, Craig Wells, April L. Zenisky, and Jill Delton); (3) How Do Other Countries Measure Up to the Mathematics Achievement Levels on the National Assessment of Educational Progress? (Ronald K. Hambleton, Stephen G. Sireci, and Zachary R. Smith); (4) A Study of the Utility of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (April L. Zenisky, Ronald K. Hambleton, and Stephen G. Sireci); (5) Evaluating Score Equity Across Selected States for the 2005 Grade 8 NAEP Math and Reading Assessments (Craig S. Wells, Su Baldwin, Ronald K. Hambleton, Stephen G. Sireci, Ana Karantonis, Stephen Jirka, Robert Keller and Lisa A. Keller); and (6) Methods for Evaluating the Alignment Between State Curriculum Frameworks and State Assessments: A Literature Review (Drey Martone, Stephen G. Sireci, and Jill Delton). Individual tables, figures, footnotes, references, and appendices.
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Program Evaluation, Educational Research, Program Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Evaluation Criteria, Audits (Verification), Standard Setting, Grade 4, Grade 8, Grade 12, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Tests, Reading Achievement, Reading Tests, Science Achievement, Science Tests, Writing Tests, Writing Achievement, Global Approach, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Evidence, Alignment (Education), Literature Reviews
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education. Available from: ED Pubs. Education Publications Center, US Department of Education, NTIS, P.O. Box 22207, Alexandria, VA 22304. Tel: 877-433-7827; Fax: 703-605-6794; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/opepd/index.html
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Non-Print Media
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 12; Grade 4; Grade 8
Authoring Institution: Department of Education (ED), Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress