ERIC Number: EJ1053570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Reference Count: 67
Adaptations and Access to Assessment of Common Core Content
Kettler, Ryan J.
Review of Research in Education, v39 n1 p295-330 Mar 2015
This chapter introduces theory that undergirds the role of testing adaptations in assessment, provides examples of item modifications and testing accommodations, reviews research relevant to each, and introduces a new paradigm that incorporates opportunity to learn (OTL), academic enablers, testing adaptations, and inferences that can be made from scores. The purpose is to document the substantial research that has been completed on testing adaptations, along with critical findings, and to push the field to reexamine the methods that are used to answer questions about the appropriateness of the evidence that has typically been collected.
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Literature Reviews, Testing, Testing Accommodations, Educational Opportunities, Test Content, Construct Validity, Adaptive Testing, Test Theory, Error Correction, Test Reliability, Achievement Tests, Test Validity, Accessibility (for Disabled), Test Construction, Evaluation Research, Evidence, Predictor Variables, Reading Aloud to Others, Time Management, State Standards, Federal Programs, Theory Practice Relationship, Achievement Need, Scores, Inferences, Testing Programs, Testing Problems
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