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ERIC Number: ED506249
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 8
Defining Rigorous Content for ACT's QualityCore[TM] End-of-Course Examinations. Issues in College Readiness
ACT, Inc.
End-of-course examinations are only as good as the assumptions used in designing them. What is a course's "essential" content? And what does it mean to master it? The end-of-course examinations developed by ACT are derived from assumptions that offer unique and challenging answers to these questions. This brief explains the process used to develop the rigorous end-of-course objectives measured by the QualityCore end-of-course examinations.
ACT, Inc. 500 ACT Drive, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, IA 52243-0168. Tel: 319-337-1270; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ACT, Inc.