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ERIC Number: ED058314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
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Characteristics of Standardized Tests as Evaluation Instruments.
All measures presently available for first, third, fifth, and sixth grade testing were evaluated according to the MEAN procedure which reflects measurement validity, examinee appropriateness, administrative usability, and normed technical excellence. Major shortcomings of these measures are presented. A factor analysis revealed four dimensions upon which the tests actually vary: usability, norm quality, focus, and psychometric quality. (MS)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Cooperative Research Program.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.