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ERIC Number: ED562863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
Test Development and Technical Information on the Writing Section of the SAT Reasoning Test™. Research Notes RN-25
Kobrin, Jennifer L.; Kimmel, Ernest W.
College Board
Based on statistics from the first few administrations of the SAT writing section, the test is performing as expected. The reliability of the writing section is very similar to that of other writing assessments. Based on preliminary validity research, the writing section is expected to add modestly to the prediction of college performance when critical reading and mathematics scores are considered.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Board, Office of Research and Analysis
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)