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ERIC Number: EJ296318
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Real Test Bias: Influences of Testing on Teaching and Learning.
Frederiksen, Norman
American Psychologist, v39 n3 p193-202 Mar 1984
Argues that because widely used multiple choice tests do not measure more complex cognitive skills, such skills are not taught. Suggests that greater costs of tests in other formats can be justified by their value for instruction--to encourage teaching of higher level cognitive skills and provide practice with feedback. (CMG)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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IES Cited: ED545896