The most recent example of that was demonstrated at Mcity, the University of Michigan test
track that simulates an urban environment.
The Consultant shall maintain an HMA testing facility certified in accordance with the HMA Production Manual, applicable Michigan Test
Methods, and current MDOT guidelines.
For this reason, the results of a standardized test, the Michigan test
which is administered by the institute were used as a criterion for the homogeneity of the participants.
In the early 1990s, tearing through reams of Michigan test
results, I discovered that black students in affluent suburban districts were scoring less well on the state's standardized tests than their white counterparts.
Criteria for determining the rating--the maximum being 70 points--include the Michigan Test
for Teacher Certification scores, new teacher surveys and program completion rates.
Multiple regression analyses and a logistic regression procedure indicated significant predictive value for certain subtests of the Culture Fair Intelligence Test (CFIT) and the Michigan Test
of English Language Proficiency (MTELP) to GPA.
Components of the rating, the maximum of which is 70 points, include pass rates on the Michigan Test
for Teacher Certification exams, results of surveys of student teachers, and program completion rates.
One was the COMPASS test, which placed students who did not have ACT scores into first-year composition courses, and the other was the Michigan Test
of English Language Proficiency, which placed second language writers into the pre-101 ESL sequence.
The students also completed the grammar section of the Michigan Test
of English Language Proficiency (MTELP) at the beginning and the end of the course; its purpose was to double-check any gains in grammatical accuracy in the essays with the results of a standardized grammar assessment.
In the Michigan test
, according to Eberts, "The statistical assessment tool was successful in distinguishing among participants with respect to their likelihood of employment and retention," and, "The optimal referral pattern based on the statistical assessment tool yielded retention rates that were 25 percent higher than if participants were randomly assigned to providers.
Their proficiency was measured through the Grammar and Vocabulary part of the Michigan Test
of English Language Proficiency and they were found to range between upper intermediate and low advanced level of knowledge of English