ERIC Number: ED480037
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-Aug
Types and Uses of Tests.
Describing the types and uses of tests may seem to be an easy task, but it is not as straightforward as it may first appear. Tests vary on many different characteristics, are used in many different ways, cross the typical assessment categories, and in some cases are so unique as to from a category unto themselves. This chapter explores many possible classification schemes and describes how tests may be used in several common settings. (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
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Note: In: Measuring Up: Assessment Issues for Teachers, Counselors, and Administrators; see CG 032 608.