APPENDIX C
Challenges and Opportunities for Assessing Technological Literacy in the United States

Workshop of the Committee on Assessing Technological Literacy

Lecture Room

National Academies Building

2100 C Street, NW

Washington, D.C.

September 28–29, 2004

September 28

 

6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Pre-Workshop Informal Reception

Rotunda of the National Academy of Sciences

2100 C Street, NW

(picture ID must be shown at door)

****

September 29

 

7:30 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Plenary Session 1: The Project and Workshop in Context

 

Topic 1: Project history and goals of the workshop

Elsa Garmire, Committee Chair



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Tech Tally: Approaches to Assessing Technological Literacy APPENDIX C Challenges and Opportunities for Assessing Technological Literacy in the United States Workshop of the Committee on Assessing Technological Literacy Lecture Room National Academies Building 2100 C Street, NW Washington, D.C. September 28–29, 2004 September 28   6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Pre-Workshop Informal Reception Rotunda of the National Academy of Sciences 2100 C Street, NW (picture ID must be shown at door) **** September 29   7:30 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Plenary Session 1: The Project and Workshop in Context   Topic 1: Project history and goals of the workshop Elsa Garmire, Committee Chair

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Tech Tally: Approaches to Assessing Technological Literacy   Topic 2: Overview of assessment instruments collected by the project Greg Pearson, NAE Topic 3: Challenges and opportunities for assessment of technological literacy Committee Panel Questions and Discussion 9:00 a.m–11:30 a.m. Concurrent Session I   Panel 1 [LECTURE ROOM]: Federal and State Perspectives Committee Moderator: Rodger Bybee Susan Brandon, Assistant Director, Social, Behavioral and Educational Sciences, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Rep. Phyllis Heineman, Chair, House Education Committee, South Dakota State Legislature   Panel 2 [LECTURE ROOM]: District, School, and Classroom Perspectives Committee Moderator: Martha Cyr Tony Bruno, Treasurer, Arizona School Board Association Ken Starkman, Technology and Engineering Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Arthur Linder, Principal, Oak Hill Academy, District of Columbia   Panel 3 [ROOM 250]: Business/Industry Perspectives Committee Moderator: Marc deVries John Rauschenberger, Manager of Personnel Research and Development, Ford Motor Co. Ed Nicholson, Director, Media & Community Relations, Tyson Foods, Inc.

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Tech Tally: Approaches to Assessing Technological Literacy   Peter Joyce, Workforce Development Manager, Worldwide Education, Cisco Systems, Inc.   Panel 4 [ROOM 250]: Workforce and Employment Perspectives Committee Moderator: Elsa Garmire Susan Sclafani, Counselor to the Secretary and Assistant Secretary for Vocational, Technical, Career Education, U.S. Department of Education Pamela Frugoli, Skill Assessment Team Lead, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment and Training Information, U.S. Department of Labor Thomas Carretta, Engineering Psychologist, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Plenary Session 2: Reporting Out from Concurrent Session I and Discussion [LECTURE ROOM]   Committee Moderator: José Mestre 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch [LECTURE ROOM] 1:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Concurrent Session II   Panel 1 [LECTURE ROOM]: International/Comparative Assessment Perspectives Committee Moderator: Richard Kimbell Marian Lemke, National Program Manager for PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), National Center for Education Statistics Christine O’Sullivan, Principal, K–12 Consulting

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Tech Tally: Approaches to Assessing Technological Literacy   Panel 2 [LECTURE ROOM]: National Assessment Perspectives Committee Moderator: Jon Miller Larry Suter, Statistician and Program Director, Division of Research, Evaluation, and Communication, National Science Foundation Dylan Wiliam, Senior Research Director, Learning and Teaching Research Center, Educational Testing Service Panel 3 [ROOM 250]: Assessment Developers’ Perspectives Committee Moderator: Susanna Hornig Priest Stephen Lazer, Vice President for Assessment Development, Educational Testing Service Nancy Petersen, Distinguished Research Scientist, Measurement & Statistical Research, ACT Margaret Jorgensen, Senior Vice President for Product Research and Innovation, Harcourt Assessment Panel 4 [ROOM 250]: Informal Education Perspectives Committee Moderator: Sharif Shakrani Ray Vandiver, Vice President of Exhibits, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Julie Benyo, Director of Education Initiatives, WGBH Regina A. Corso, Research Director, Public Policy, Harris Interactive 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Plenary Session 3: Reporting out from Concurrent Session II and Discussion [LECTURE ROOM]   Committee Moderator: Rod Custer 5:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Closing Comments and Adjournment   Elsa Garmire