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ERIC Number: ED531459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 48
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
Instrument Development: Examining the Appropriateness of Student and Teacher Surveys for Determining the Need for Testing Accommodations. Technical Report #31
Alonzo, Julie; Ketterlin-Geller, Leanne; Tindal, Gerald
Behavioral Research and Teaching
This technical report documents the procedures followed in developing student and teacher surveys to gather information about the accommodations students are accustomed to receiving and those that might be beneficial on a mathematics test delivered on the computer. It provides documentation of the technical adequacy of the survey instruments, as part of the larger effort to develop and validate our computerized accommodations recommendation and delivery system. Information is provided about the process we used to gather content-related validity evidence and revise the measures. Data from the content review and piloting procedures are presented. Logistical guidance for other researchers piloting survey instruments is provided. Appended are: (1) Template of the Letter Used for Initial Contact with Content Review Teachers; (2) Template of the Letter Used for 2nd Contact with Content Review Teachers; (3) Teacher Recommendation for Accommodations Survey; (4) Teacher Feedback Form; (5) Student Survey; (6) Teacher Feedback Form on the Student Survey; (7) Student Feedback Form; (8) Template of the Letter Used for 1st Contact with Teachers Involved in Piloting Surveys; (9) Template of the Letter Used for 2nd Contact with Teachers Involved in Piloting Surveys; (10) Thank you letter; and (11) Instructions for Having Students Review the Surveys. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 2; Grade 3
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of Oregon, Behavioral Research and Teaching (BRT)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act