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Rethinking the SAT - November 16 - 17, 2001
Post-Conference Resources
Rethinking the SAT - November 16 - 17, 2001
The future of standardized testing in university admissions

University of California, Santa Barbara
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Conference Program (in PDF Format)

Conference WebCast (Rebroadcast) - Click on the "SAT Broadcast" link on the left pane
   Rebroadcast Schedule



Available Speeches for download
  • Richard Atkinson, President, University of California
         A CALIFORNIA PERSPECTIVE ON THE SAT
  • (in PDF Format)
  • Richard Ferguson, President, ACT, Inc.
         SPEECH
  • (in PDF Format)
  • Gaston Caperton, President, The College Board

  • Nicholas Lemann, author of The Big Test
         THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MERITOCRACY
  • (in PDF Format)



    Available Abstracts for download
    Standardized Tests and American Education - Discussion Panel
    Panelists Abstracts
    Manuel Gomez
    Vice President, UC Office of the President
    N/A
    Delaine Eastin
    California Department of Education
    N/A
    David Lohman
    University of Iowa
    N/A
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 1 - An Overview of the SAT
    Panelists Abstracts
    Ida Lawrence and Gretchen Rigol
    Educational Testing Service/ College Board
    A Historical View of the SAT
    John A. Douglass Countervailing Forces: Affirmative Action and the Adoption of the SAT at the U of C
    Dorothy Perry
    UC San Francisco
    BOARS Presentation (Board of Admissions and Relations with Schools)
    Michael Brown
    UC Santa Barbara
    UCSB and the SAT
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 2 - Race, Class, Gender and the SAT
    Panelists Abstracts
    Rebecca Zwick
    UC Santa Barbara
    Is the SAT a Wealth Test?
    Wayne J. Camara and Amy E. Schmidt
    The College Board
    Group Differences in Standardized Testing and Social Stratification
    Roger Studley
    Department of Economics, UC Berkeley
    Inequality, the SAT and the University of California Admission
    John W. Young
    Rutgers University
    Differential Validity, Differential Prediction and College Admissions Testing
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 3 - Predictive Validity I: SAT I and SAT II
    Panelists Abstracts
    Brent Bridgeman, Nancy Burton, and Frederick Cline
    Educational Testing Service
    Substituting SAT II: Subject Tests for the SAT I: Reasoning Test-Impact on Admitted Class Composition and Quality
    Jennifer L. Kobrin and Wayne J. Camara
    The College Board
    The Utility of the SAT I and SAT II for Admissions Decisions in California and Nationally
    Saul Geiser and Roger Studley
    UC Office of the President
    UC and the SAT: Predictive Validity and Differential Impact of SAT I and SAT II at the University of California
    Christina Perez
    University Testing Reform Advocate, FairTest: National Center for Fair & Open Testing
    Why Any Test At All? Relying On Admissions Criteria That More Accurately Predict Success in College
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 4a - Effects of Test Preparation
    Panelists Abstracts
    Derek Briggs and Ben Hansen
    UC Berkeley
    Evaluating SAT Test Preparation: Gains, Effects and Self-Selection
    Jay Rosner
    Exec. Director, Princeton Review Foundation
    N/A
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 4b - Alternative Assessment Models
    Panelists Abstracts
    Michael Martinez
    UC Irvine
    N/A
    Howard Everson
    The College Board
    N/A
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 5a - Alternative Admission Models
    Panelists Abstracts
    Christina Perez
    National Center for Fair & Open Testing
    Reassessing College Admissions: Examining Tests & Admitting Alternatives
    Paul Johnson and John Young
    Rutgers University
    Undergraduate Admission Models Incorporating Socioeconomic Factors
    Jesse Rothstein
    UC Berkeley
    Assessing the Informational Content of SAT Scores
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 5b - Predictive Validity II: SAT & ACT
    Panelists Abstracts
    Merna Villarejo and Amy Barlow
    University of California, Davis
    High School GPA and SAT I Scores as Predictors of Graduation Outcomes for Minority Biology Students
    Julie Noble, Mark Davenport, Jeff Schiel and Mary Pommerich
    High School Academic and Noncognitive Variables Related to the ACT Scores of Racial/Ethnic and Gender Groups
    Julie Noble
    The Effects of Using ACT Composite Scores and/or High School Grade Averages on College Admissions Decisions for Racial/Ethnic Groups
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 6 - Equity and Academic Preparation.
    Panelists Abstracts
    Patricia Gandara
    University of California, Davis
    N/A
    William Trent
    University of Illinois
    N/A
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    Session 7 - Roundtable: On the frontline of admissions
    Panelists Abstracts
    Rae Lee Siporin
    Retired Admission Director, UC Los Angeles
    N/A
    Mae Brown
    UC San Diego Director
    N/A
    Pam Burnett
    Berkeley Admission Director
    N/A
    Susan Bonoff
    High School Counselor
    N/A
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography

    The SAT, California and UC Town Hall Meeting:
    Who Should Get In to the University of California and How?
    Panelists Abstracts
    Manuel Gomez
    VP for Outreach
    UC Office of the President
    N/A
    Dennis Galligani
    Associate VP for Student Services
    UC Office of the President
    N/A
    click on the names of the panelists for their biography


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