ERIC Number: EJ255851
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Simulation of Inner-city Standardized Testing Behavior: Implications for Instructional Evaluation.
Doscher, Mary-Lynn; Bruno, James E.
American Educational Research Journal, v18 n4 p475-89 Win 1981
Possible distortions in standardized test scores due to guessing, particularly in inner-city situations, are examined. A procedure is presented for estimating true knowledge levels from test scores. Results show scores are overstatements of subject mastery which means many programs are being planned and evaluated using inaccurate data. (Author/DWH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A