ERIC Number: EJ317662
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
A Framework for Assessment-Based Decisionmaking in Reading Education.
Guthrie, John T.; Lissitz, Robert W.
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v4 n2 p26-30 Sum 1985
This reaction paper stresses the importance of matching the qualitatively different types of educational decisions with appropriate types of tests. Reading instruction is used to illustrate that while standardized tests are helpful for student classification and program accountability, they are hazardous to instructional process decisions which need cognitive process measures. (BS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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