Interim Report: Comparative Analysis of the Test Blueprints and Specifications for 2009 NAEP Grade 12 Reading and ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension
WESTED, 2010, GRADE 12
Analysis of the similarities and differences in assessment design and administration between the 2009 NAEP Grade 12 Reading Assessment and the ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension Test.
This is part of a larger report studying the extent to which the grade 12 NAEP is aligned in content and complexity to the SAT and ACCUPLACER in reading and mathematics. The results of this comparative analysis provide information about the similarities and differences in assessment design and administration between the 2009 NAEP grade 12 Mathematics Assessment and the ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension Test. This analysis can be used to inform initial expectations for alignment, as well as to raise potential alignment issues prior to item coding. It also provides an additional view of the alignment between the two assessments, which can be used in interpreting the item alignment analysis results. For NAEP, this analysis used the 2009 NAEP Reading Framework and Item Specifications.
Content Alignment: ACCUPLACER | READING | COLLEGE