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Proceedings of the 1970 Invitational Conference on Testing Problems [microform]
Bib ID 5222192
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
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Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1971 
183 p. 
Summary

The conference theme was "The Promise and Perils of Educational Information Systems," defined as collections of test data on knowledges, skills, interests, and attitudes maintained for the purpose of educational decision making. Topics covered were: "Longer Education: Thinner, Broader, or Higher" (Fritz Machlup); "Testing: Americans' Comfortable Panacea" (Theodore R. Sizer); "Social and Cultural Change and the Need for Educational Information: The Futurist's View" (Herman Kahn); "School Testing to Test the Schools" (Richard M. Jaeger); "National Assessment" (Robert E. Stake); "Bayesian Considerations in Educational Information Systems" (Melvin R. Novick); "Temporal Changes in Treatment-Effect Correlations: A Quasi-Experimental Model for Institutional Records and Longitudinal Studies" (Donald T. Campbell); "Higher Education: For Whom? At Whose Cost?" (Carl Kaysen); "Social Accounting in Education: Reflections on Supply and Demand" (David K. Cohen); "Ethical and Legal Aspects of the Collection of Educational Information" (David A. Goslin); and "Test Information as a Reinforcer of Negative Attitudes Toward Black Americans" (Elias Blake, Jr.). (AG) Aspect of National Assessment (NAEP) dealt with in this document: Program Description (Program Goals).

Notes

Availability: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey 08540.

ERIC Note: From the Proceedings of the 1970 Invitational Conference on Testing Problems, New York, New York, October 31, 1971.

Educational level discussed: Higher Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Bayesian Statistics.  |  Bias.  |  Blacks.  |  Conferences.  |  Data Collection.  |  Decision Making.  |  Educational Improvement.  |  Educational Needs.  |  Evaluation.  |  Higher Education.  |  Information Systems.  |  Longitudinal Studies.  |  Measurement Techniques.  |  Models.  |  Negative Attitudes.  |  Social Change.  |  Speeches.  |  Testing.  |  Testing Problems.  |  National Assessment of Educational Progress
Other authors/contributors Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ
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