FRIDAY, MARCH 22 (cont'd.)

10:45 Break

11:00 SESSION 2: What is Work? Rhetoric and Ethnographic Evidence

Moderator: James Outtz (Outtz and Associates and Board member)

Papers: Bonalyn Nelsen (Cornell and Stanford Universities)

Should Social Skills be in the Vocational Curriculum?—Evidence from the Field of Automotive Repair

Glynda Hull (University of California, Berkeley)

Manufacturing the New Worker: Literate Activities and Working Identities in a ''High Performance" vs. a Traditionally Organized Workplace

Discussants: Stephen Barley (Stanford University)

Brigitte Jordan (Institute for Research on Learning) Vivian Woods (Soddy Elementary School, Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee)

12:30 p.m. Lunch/Discussion Sessions (Box lunches available)

2:15 p.m. SESSION 3: Assessing Assessment: What We Know How to Measure, What We Need to Know

Moderator: Vicki Vandaveer (The Vandaveer Group, Inc.)

Papers: Kenneth Pearlman (Lucent Technologies)

21st Century Measures for 21st Century Work

Robert Mislevy (Educational Testing Service)

Postmodern Test Theory

Discussants: Sandra Black (Hamilton County Department of Education, Chattanooga, TN)

Robert Linn (University of Colorado and Vice Chair, Board on Testing and Assessment)

4:30 Reception—Members' Room



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