ERIC Number: ED449205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
A Short Guide to Standardized Testing. Fastback 459.
Bracey, Gerald W.
This fastback provides information about what tests can and cannot do, how they are constructed, and how they are used and misused. It offers suggestions about how best to interpret test results. The chapters are: (1) "A Test on Testing"; (2) "Basic Considerations"; (3) "Standardized Tests"; (4) "Performance Tests"; (5) "Interpreting Test Scores"; and (6) "Conclusion." (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Standardized Tests, Test Construction, Test Interpretation, Test Use
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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