Summary of the Findings of the 1999-2000 Screen Reading Field Test Inclusive Comprehensive Assessment System
Delaware Education Research & Development Center
The purpose of this research study was to determine if assessment items administered using screen reading software measure student learning better than assessment items in a paper and pencil format. Using a computer to present a test orally controls for standardization of administration and allows each student to complete the assessment at his/her own pace. Few published studies have used a computer to present a test orally (Burk, 1998).