ERIC Number: EJ189586
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Does Grade Inflation Decrease the Reliability of Grades?
Singleton, Royce, Jr.; Smith, Eliot R.
Journal of Educational Measurement, 15, 1, 37-41, Spr 78
The effect of grade inflation on the reliability of undergraduate grade point averages at a university was examined. It was shown that there has been some decline in reliability, but this is ameliorated by the use of plus and minus attachments to grades. (JKS)
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