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1974
The military utilizes tests extensively and should be aware of current testing problems. A conference composed of members from the business, educational, and military communities, both foreign and domestic, was held and these major issues addressed: (1) The Development of Training Requirements; (2) Personnel Assignment Using Interest Inventories;…
Descriptors: Computers, Interest Inventories, Measurement Techniques, Military Personnel
Clark, Cynthia L., Ed. – 1976
The principal objectives of this conference were to exchange information, discuss theoretical and empirical developments, and to coordinate research efforts. The papers and their authors are: "The Graded Response Model of Latent Trait Theory and Tailored Testing" by Fumiko Samejima; (Incomplete Orders and Computerized Testing" by Norman Cliff;…
Descriptors: Ability, Adaptive Testing, Bayesian Statistics, Branching
Coffman, William E., Ed. – 1973
The conference, dedicated to E.F. Lindquist, focused on three areas in which E.F. Lindquist pioneered: the development of tests of educational achievement, design and analysis techniques in educational research, and an application of electronic data processing to educational problems. Two of the papers are about the contributions to measurement…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs
Thornton, Julie, Ed. – 1994
The Language Aptitude Symposium papers include: "Prognostication and Language Aptitude Testing, 1925-62" (Bernard Spolsky); "You, the Government, and Language Aptitude" (Government Roundtable; abstract only); "Styles of Thinking and Learning" (Robert Sternberg); "Current Research in Measuring Listening"…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Affective Objectives, Age Differences, Attitude Change
Weiss, David J., Ed. – 1985
This report contains the Proceedings of the 1982 Item Response Theory and Computerized Adaptive Testing Conference. The papers and their discussions are organized into eight sessions: (1) "Developments in Latent Trait Theory," with papers by Fumiko Samejima and Michael V. Levine; (2) "Parameter Estimation," with papers by…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adaptive Testing, Branching, Computer Assisted Testing
Burry, James, Ed.; Quellmalz, Edys S., Ed. – Evaluation Comment, 1978
Abstracts are presented of the major conference papers and thematic discussions delivered at the 1978 Measurement and Methodology Conference. The titles of the presentations are: Policy-Responsive Evaluation (Wiley); When Educators Set Standards (Glass); Comments on Wiley and Glass (Schutz); Key Standard-Setting Considerations for Minimal…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Achievement Tests, Cognitive Measurement, Conference Reports
Howard, Walter R. – 1975
This planning conference was one in a series of such conferences aimed at providing continuous guidance for the development of the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (NLS) a study designed to discover what happens to young adults after they leave high school, and to relate this information to earlier educational…
Descriptors: Career Planning, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Followup Studies
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Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1950
The conference was organized into two sessions: validation of professional aptitude batteries and criteria for the evaluation of achievement tests. Panelists and their topics were: Tests for Accounting, Arthur E. Traxler and Robert Jacobs; Tests for Law, A. Pemberton Johnson; Tests for Dentistry, Shailer Peterson; Tests for Medicine, John M.…
Descriptors: Accountants, Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations