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Title: 2008 Arts restricted-use data CD-ROM
Description: This CD-ROM contains data and documentation files for the NAEP 2008 arts assessment in music and visual arts for use in the analysis of NAEP data by licensed researchers. The national arts assessments were conducted at grade 8 only. Approximately one-half of these students were assessed in music, and the other half were assessed in visual arts. The music portion of the assessment measured students' ability to respond to music in various ways. Students were asked to analyze and describe aspects of music they heard, critique instrumental and vocal performances, and demonstrate their knowledge of standard musical notation and music's role in society. The visual arts portion of the assessment included questions that measured students’ ability to respond to art as well as questions that measured their ability to create art. Responding questions asked students to analyze and describe works of art and design. A Data Companion is provided on this CD-ROM in portable document format (PDF). This document contains information on the contents and use of the data files as well as the assessment design and its implications for analysis. NAEP datasets from 2002 onward require a Tool Kit with the updated NAEPEX. Your organization must apply for and be granted a restricted-use data license in order to obtain these data.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: February 2011
Web Release: March 11, 2011
Publication #: NCES 2011469
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: CD/DVD
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Questions: For questions about the content of this CD/DVD, please contact:
Emmanuel Sikali.