Assessment in the Service of Learning: Proceedings of the 1987 ETS Invitational Conference

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Educational Testing Service, Jan 1, 1988 - Education - 117 pages
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Proceedings of a conference on educational assessment are presented. A speech accompanying presentations of the 1987 Educational Testing Service Award for Distinguished Service to Measurement and a list of winners of that annual award from 1970 to 1987 are included. The nine papers provided include: (1) "How Assessment Can Best Serve Teaching and Learning" (Bill Honig); (2) "Progress in Measurement, Cognitive Science, and Technology That Can Change the Relation between Instruction and Assessment" (Richard E. Snow); (3) "Testing in the Service of Learning Science: Learning-Assessment Systems That Promote Educational Excellence and Equality" (Joseph I. Lipson); (4) "Cognitive and Environmental Perspectives on Assessing Achievement" (Robert Glaser); (5) "The Teacher's Role in Using Assessment To Improve Learning" (Robert Calfee and Elfrieda Hiebert); (6) "The Wedding of Instruction and Assessment in the Classroom" (Margaret C. Wang); (7) "The Integration of Instruction and Assessment in Technical Jobs" (Alan Lesgold); (8) "Assessing Technical Expertise in Today's Work Environments" (Sherrie P. Gott); and (9) "A Realist's Appraisal of the Prospects for Unifying Instruction and Assessment" (Nancy S. Cole). (TJH)

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Progress in Measurement Cognitive Science and Technology
9
LearningAssessment
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Cognitive and Environmental Perspectives on Assessing
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Educational Testing Service (ETS), based in Princeton, New Jersey, is a private, nonprofit organization devoted to educational measurement and research, primarily through testing. ETS develops and administers millions of achievement tests each year in the United States and 180 other countries. These include the TOEFL(R), GRE(R), Praxis(R), and other standardized tests.

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