Proceedings of the Second National Research Symposium on Limited English Proficient Student Issues: Focus on Evaluation and Measurement.
Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
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2 vols.; For individual papers see BE018731 - BE018752.
The papers in these two volumes discuss both the theory and application of educational evaluation and measurement and the role of assessment in terms of accountability and program improvement at the federal, state, and local levels. Other topics covered include the evaluation of teacher education programs (both at the preservice and in-service levels); the evaluation of curricula; the applications of foreign language testing to second language learning, and the research on multiple intelligences, its present and future impact on changes in the way the field of evaluation and measurement is envisioned and its initial applications to program evaluation and evaluation of limited English proficient students. Each paper is followed by discussants' comments. (bps)