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Phelps, Richard P. – Online Submission, 2018
The century-old College Entrance Examination Board (College Board) sponsors, develops, and administers standardized testing programs, most famously the "SAT suite of tests," which includes the SAT college admission test and the "pre-SAT," or PSAT, and the more than thirty Advanced- Placement (AP) courses and exams that…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, College Readiness, Standardized Tests, Educational Finance
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1980
Designed to help university and college faculty, academic administrators, and testing personnel select appropriate tests for college admission, this booklet provides a comparative description of the three physics examinations offered by the College Board. In separate sections, the following topics are covered: faculty involvement in test…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advanced Placement Programs, College Admission, College Bound Students
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1980
Designed to help university and college faculty, academic administrators, and testing personnel select appropriate tests for college admission, this booklet provides a comparative description of the three biology examinations offered by the College Board. In separate sections, the following topics are covered: faculty improvement in test…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advanced Placement Programs, Biology, College Admission
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1980
Designed to help university and college faculty, academic administrators, and testing personnel select appropriate tests for college admission, this booklet provides a comparative description of the three chemistry examinations offered by the College Board. In separate sections, the following topics are covered: faculty involvement in test…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advanced Placement Programs, Chemistry, College Admission
Flaherty, Robert John – 1987
This study was undertaken to determine whether a significant correlation exists between the student's performance on the Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Examination and three factors: (1) mathematics scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT); (2) a mathematics index score reflecting mathematics courses taken by the student…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advanced Placement Programs, Aptitude Tests, Computer Science
Stanley, Julian C.; Stumpf, Heinrich – 1997
In a follow-up to findings published by H. Stumpf and J. Stanley (1996), the gender-related differences in enrollment in and scores on the College Board Achievement (SAT II) and Advanced Placement (AP) tests were studied. Differences in scores turned out to be rather stable from 1982 (for the Achievement tests) and 1984 (for the AP tests) through…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Correlation, Course Selection (Students)
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Serow, Ann G. – Social Studies, 1986
This article notes that the May 1987 release of the College Board's advanced placement exam in American government gives high school social studies departments good reason to reassess and improve their advanced placement programs. It shows how Alexis de Toqueville's classic 1935 work, "Democracy in America," may be used as a central…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advanced Placement, Citizenship, Civics
Myerberg, N. James; Splaine, Pam – 1987
This report presents results for Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) high school students on four tests of the College Board in the 1983-84 school year. These tests, ordered by the number of MCPS students taking them, are the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), the Achievement Tests…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, County School Districts, High Schools
Mahoney, Susan S. – 1993
The Measurement and Evaluation Center coordinates credit by examination at the University of Texas at Austin. Credit earned by examination is equivalent to credit earned by taking the course, but cannot be counted as credit earned in residence. To receive credit by examination, the student must also meet all other conditions of eligibility…
Descriptors: College Credits, College Students, Courses, Degree Requirements
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Crouse, James; Trusheim, Dale – Public Interest, 1988
Argues that the Scholastic Aptitude Test is unnecessary. Advocates the coordinated development of achievement tests and high school curricula based on the College Board's Advanced Placement Program and Project Equality. (FMW)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Curriculum Development
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Stumpf, Heinrich; Stanley, Julian C. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1996
Gender-related differences in participation in and scores on the College Board's Advanced Placement and Achievement examinations were studied for the years 1982 through 1992. There was little change in patterns of examination participation, and patterns of sex differences in scores were generally stable, with some evidence of difference narrowing.…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advanced Placement, College Entrance Examinations, High School Students
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Educational Testing. – 1987
This report summarizes the 1985-86 results for three New York state examination programs--the elementary school Pupil Evaluation Program (PEP) and the high school Regents and Regents Competency Tests. Results on the PEP showed passing rates improved steadily over the last four years. About one-half of New York State's graduating seniors are…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Educational Testing. – 1984
Analysis of the available data suggests that New York's elementary and secondary schools, taken as a whole, compiled a good record of achievement during the 1982-83 school year. Three kinds of test data were analyzed. One was the result of a study which involved the collection of scores on three commercially available standardized tests: the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Entrance Examinations, Elementary Secondary Education, National Norms
Stanley, Julian C. – 1987
Gender differences were determined for scores on the 14 College Entrance Examination Board achievement tests taken between 1982 and 1985. Effect sizes showed a tendency for males to score higher relative to females, while the percentage of male examinees increased. Based on Cohen's classification of effect sizes, differences in six of the 14 tests…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advanced Placement, College Entrance Examinations, Effect Size
Appenzellar, Anne B.; Kelley, H. Paul – 1982
The College Board's Spanish Listening-Reading Test, designed to measure student ability and knowledge, is required of all students with previous knowledge of Spanish, however acquired, who have no college credit in Spanish and who intend to enroll in University of Texas, Austin, Spanish course. With satisfactory performance on the test, eligible…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Comparative Analysis, Cutting Scores, Equivalency Tests
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