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Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center. – 1995
This curriculum guide contains seven Technology Student Association (TSA) units of study for secondary students. The units focus on helping students to develop and apply social, civic, and technology-related skills and achieve course competencies in applied technology courses. Each of the instructional units includes some or all of the basic…
Descriptors: Course Content, Leadership Training, Learning Activities, Organizational Development
National Academy of Education, Stanford, CA. – 1993
The National Academy of Education Panel is providing the intellectual leadership and coordination for an independent evaluation of the 1990 and 1992 Trial State Assessments (TSA) of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). These instruments provide state-by-state comparisons of educational achievement, which is the first such use of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Students
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Bamford, Paul J.; Pace, Kevin L. – Tech Directions, 1997
Includes "Keeping the Customer Satisfied--VICA [Vocational Industrial Clubs of America] Shows Quality at Work" (Paul J. Bamford) and "TSA [Technology Student Association]--More than Just Another Club" (Kevin L. Pace). (JOW)
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Student Organizations, Technology Education, Vocational Education
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Doran, Rodney L.; And Others – Science Education, 1974
Reported is an investigation of the relationship among three selected instruments based on the responses of a sample of high school students. The instruments were the Nature of Science Scale (NOSS), the Science Support Scale (SSS), and the Test on the Social Aspects of Science (TSAS). All purport to measure "nature of science"…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Science Tests, Scientific Enterprise, Scientific Literacy
Monty, Phil – 1988
This curriculum guide is designed to provide advisors with ways to manage technology student activities within their American Industrial Arts Student Association/Technology Student Association (AIASA/TSA) program. Section 1 focuses on how to organize a local AIASA/TSA chapter. It covers organizing procedures organizational meetings, chapter…
Descriptors: Industrial Arts, Public Relations, Publicity, Secondary Education
Kim, Lori Yoonkyung – 1993
Data from the 1990 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Trial State Assessment (TSA) in mathematics were analyzed to determine what educational factors influence student learning, how these factors influence learning, and how important these factors are to student achievement. NAEP TSA data were collected from more than 100,000…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Educational Environment, Educational Policy, Grade 8
Clarke, John A. – 1987
Classroom dialogue is an important influence on students' learning, making the structure and content of dialogue important research variables. An analysis of two sample classroom dialogues using the Thematic and Structural Analysis (TSA) Technique shows a positive correlation between the quality of dialogue structure and the level of student…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Communication Research, Connected Discourse
National Academy of Education, Stanford, CA. – 1996
This report evaluates the conduct, validity, and uses of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Trial State Assessment (TSA). The report addresses such pressing problems as how participation in NAEP can be maintained and appropriate samples can be achieved; how errors can be minimized in the complex process of scaling and analyzing…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Limited English Speaking, Program Design
Rogers, George E.; Wilson, Ruth D. – 1992
A study examined the acceptance of the time-shortened articulation (TSA) approach adopted to implement tech prep programs by Idaho postsecondary trade and industrial instructors. From a sample of 143 instructors, 46 usable responses were received. Hall's (1979) Stages of Concern (SoC) model was used to determine if they had accepted the process,…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Articulation (Education), Attitude Change, College School Cooperation
Johnston, Basil – Tawow, 1978
Describing the values and moral orientations associated with the Cannibal Dance Ceremony, this article emphasizes the Kwahiutl's belief in the free will to choose between good or selflessness and evil or selfishness. (JC)
Descriptors: American Indians, Ceremonies, Cultural Background, Dance
Stancavage, Fran; And Others – 1996
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a survey of national trends in educational achievement, is attempting to expand its inclusion of students with disabilities or limitations that have previously caused them to be excluded from the assessment. The study described was a precursor to the 1996 changes in NAEP inclusion procedures.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Collection, Disabilities, Educational Assessment
CHENZOFF, ANDREW P.; FOLLEY, JOHN D., JR. – 1965
THESE GUIDELINES REPRESENT A TEXTBOOK FOR INSTRUCTION IN THREE PHASES OF TRAINING SITUATION ANALYSIS (TSA), A STANDARDIZED PROCEDURE DEVELOPED BY THE NAVAL TRAINING DEVICE CENTER FOR SYSTEMATICALLY GATHERING AND INTERPRETING THE INFORMATION RELEVANT TO THE PLANNING OF TRAINING AND TRAINING DEVICES. THREE PHASES OF TSA ARE DESCRIBED IN…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Decision Making, Guidelines, Information Processing
Hill, Richard – 1997
Whether differences in the standards states have set can be explained by something other than regional differences is explored. In addition, a way in which standards can be compared is defined, and the standard of proficiency that seems to be widely shared across the country is illustrated. The Trial State Assessment (TSA) data from the National…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Regions
Mazzeo, John; And Others – 1992
The adequacy of several approaches to estimation of proficiency distributions for the Trial State Assessment (TSA) in eighth grade mathematics of the National Assessment of Educational Progress was examined. These approaches are more restrictive than the estimation procedures originally used, with the same kind of plausible-values approach that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Competence, Equations (Mathematics)
National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ. – 1991
In 1990, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) included a Trial State Assessment (TSA); for the first time in the NAEP's history, voluntary state-by-state assessments (37 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and the Virgin Islands) were made. The sample was designed to represent the 8th grade public school population in a state…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Calculators, Educational Assessment, Family Environment
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