OSA

Office of State Assessment

Technical Conferences Publications

Determining the Scoring for the Grade 4 and the Grade 8 English Language Arts and Mathematics Examinations, by Carla Collins, William Lorie, Kyoko Ito

Part 1 - Test Structure, History, Types of Scores, Performance Indices PDF Image Icon (298KB)

Part 2 - Frequently Asked Questions PDF Image Icon (1,894KB)

Raw Score to Scaled Score Conversions PDF Image Icon (290KB) - by Jon S. Twing

The Impact of Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language Programs on Acquisition of the New York State Learning Standards PDF Image Icon (1,059KB)

Description of the NYSESLAT Assessments PDF Image Icon (104KB)

Setting Standards in the Context of ELL PDF Image Icon (3,202KB) - By Michael Yoes

Grade 8 ESL Standard # 1 Rating Summary Info PDF Image Icon (280KB) - By Michael Yoes

Scaling and Equating PDF Image Icon (228KB) - by Wendy Yen October 2002

Item Response Theory PDF Image Icon (791KB) - by Wendy Yen

Individual Item Analysis for Math A Multiple Choice PDF Image Icon (614KB) - Bill Heppeler and Kim Welch October, 2002

Scanning Regents Exams PDF Image Icon (2,363KB) - Bill Heppeler and Kim Welch

How the New York State Regents Tests are Constructed PDF Image Icon (405KB) - By Susan Thomas

Test Your Testwiseness PDF Image Icon (51KB) - By Susan Thomas

ELA 8 2001 Building to Region Reference Report PDF Image Icon (86KB) - by Ted Smith and Michael Nyhan

ELA and Math Assessments Building to Region Reference Reports Student Roster Reports PDF Image Icon (105KB) - by Ted Smith and Michael Nyhan

Guidelines for Item Writers PDF Image Icon (1,580KB) - by Educational Testing Service

Last Updated: July 22, 2009