ETS Enters K-12 Testing Market, Creates 2 For-Profit Subsidiaries
- Effectiveness of computers mixed. // American School & University;Nov98, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p3
Cites a study conducted by Educational Testing Service showing that while math simulations, learning games and software applications that ask students to address real-life situations are linked to higher test scores, drill-and-practice applications are linked to lower test scores.
- Essay Grading Goes Digital. Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy // Education Week;5/8/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 35, p39
The Irvine, Calif, students discovered that if they just included predictable words, phrases, or features in their paper, the computer would view it favorably regardless of the quality of the work. The Criterion Online Writing Evaluation Program, a product of the Educational Testing Service in...
- ETS Introduces Comprehensive K-12 Student Achievement Solution. // T H E Journal;Oct2005, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p10
The article reports on the launch of a customizable, comprehensive suite of K-12 products and services by the Educational Testing Service in 2005. The educational technology helps schools improve student achievement and meet targets more efficiently. The suite is named System 5. It is composed...
- Educational Testing Service: System 5. // District Administration;Jan2006, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p79
The article reviews the computer software Educational Testing Service: System 5 from EDUCATIONAL Testing Service Inc.
- How TEAs Could Transform Assessments in Mathematics. // Education Week;6/13/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 35, Special section p5
The article looks at how Technology Enhanced Assessments (TEAs) can be used to measure a student's knowledge and skills in the U.S. Particular focus is given to a presentation from the Educational Testing Service (ETS), a private educational testing and measurement organization, at the...
- Hazards of surgical training virtually eliminated. Decoster, Roy // All Hands;Jun96, Issue 950, p20
Reports on the use of virtual reality computer programs to teach surgery in the United States. Generation by Dr. Richard Rowe of the National Naval Medical Center of technology to generate virtual patients; Cost of computers capable of simulating surgery; Use of human body models.
- A follow-up on CD-ROM tax services. Warner, Paul D.; Smith, L. Murphy // CPA Journal;Jan1995, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p72
Evaluates several CD-ROM-based tax services. Includes OnPoint by the Research Institute of America; CCH SmartTax; CCH Access; CCH Tax Assistant; Features; Online services; Applications.
- In home studios, artists turn high-tech. Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;3/9/95, Vol. 87 Issue 71, p12
Features the importance of computers and its tools in art. Increasing number of cases of artists switching to computers for digital painting; Various cases of artists accepting the trend; Low cost of computers as the biggest factor of growing digital art; Negative ratings of the digital art.
- Art and computers: Is there room in the studio for both? Welter, C.H. // Design for Arts in Education;Nov/Dec89, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the controversy over the use of computers in teaching art. Lack of software; Technology and visual grammar; Traditional pedagogical methods.