ERIC Number: ED065540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Educational and Psychological Testing: A Study of the Industry and Its Practices.
Holmen, Milton G.; Docter, Richard
The application of tests in clinical and counseling work, in educational achievement testing, and in personnel selection is discussed. An analysis of the organizations which comprise the testing industry, including the various publishers and developers of tests and also the test scoring organizations, is given. The concept of an assessment system and the definition of its parts are developed in detail. The components of a competent assessment system are defined; also, it is shown how these requirements can assist in the evaluation of any assessment program. (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Clinical Experience, Concept Formation, Counseling Services, Educational Testing, Evaluation Methods, Industry, Personnel Selection, Program Evaluation, Psychological Testing, Standards, Test Results, Testing
Russell Sage Foundation, 230 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10017 (no price quoted)
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Authoring Institution: Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY.