Technical Digest 2001–2002


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The Technical Digest is designed to provide information to Texas testing coordinators, educators, researchers, and interested citizens about the development procedures and technical attributes of the state-mandated assessment program. This digest does not include all the information available regarding the assessment program in Texas. A list of available technical digests and technical reports can be found on the Technical Digest webpage.

Table of Contents/List of Appendices/Purpose  
Chapter 1: Background  
Chapter 2: TAAS™ Test Development  
Chapter 3: End-of-Course Tests for Algebra I, Biology, English II, and U.S. History  
Chapter 4: Reading Proficiency Tests in English  
Chapter 5: The State-Developed Alternative Assessment (SDAA)  
Chapter 6: Test Administration  
Chapter 7: Quality-Control Procedures  
Chapter 8: Reports  
Chapter 9: Standards  
Chapter 10: Scaling  
Chapter 11: Reliability  
Chapter 12: Validity  
Chapter 13: Equating  
Chapter 14: TAAS™ Writing Assessment  
Chapter 15: English II End-of-Course Test  
Chapter 16: Spanish-Version TAAS™
Chapter 17: TEKS-Based TAAS Study Guides  
Chapter 18: TAKS™ Test Development and Implementation

For additional information, contact:

Student Assessment Division
1701 North Congress Avenue, Room 3-122A
Austin, Texas 78701

Last updated: May 20, 2003

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