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From: Marie Cora (marie.cora@hotspurpartners.com)
Date: Wed Aug 10 2005 - 12:19:32 EDT


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Good day and evening to you all,

ETS (Educational Testing Service) has a couple of new computer-based
literacy assessments out -  one that focuses on prose, document, and
quantitative literacy skills (PDQ), and one that focuses on health
literacy.  Here's a snippet from the press release:

"The PDQ Profile Series and the Health Activities Literacy Test
capitalize on new computer technologies that allow for automatic
presentation, scoring, scaling and reporting of the everyday open-ended
literacy tasks."

Here is the link to the press release which provides further information
on these new resources:  

http://www.ets.org/news/05081001.html

Perhaps it would be interesting and useful for us to discuss these
assessments once people have started to engage with them.  Keep that in
mind - I can propose this suggestion again later in the year.  And if
you decide to adopt/use these tests, do let me know and we can fix up
some discussion based on your experiences.

Thanks,
marie cora
Moderator, NIFL Assessment Discussion List, and Coordinator/Developer 
LINCS Assessment Special Collection at  
http://literacy.kent.edu/Midwest/assessment/

 
marie.cora@hotspurpartners.com



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