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ERIC Number: EJ219156
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979
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Norm-Referenced vs. Criterion-Referenced Tests.
Shepard, Lorrie
Educational Horizons, v58 n1 p26-32 Fall 1979
The author defines criterion-referenced (CRT) and norm-referenced (NRT) tests, considers current objections to each, and distinguishes their appropriate uses: CRTs for pupil diagnosis and instruction and NRTs for surveying achievement in a long-term evaluation context. Part of a theme issue on student assessment. (SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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