ERIC Number: EJ377283
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Ten Psychometric Reasons Why Similar Tests Produce Dissimilar Results.
Bracken, Bruce A.
Journal of School Psychology, v26 n2 p155-66 Sum 1988
Notes that significantly different results frequently exist between tests that purport to measure the same skill when the same child is tested on both instruments. Considers discrepancies related to examinee, examiner, examinee-examiner interactions, environment, and psychometric characteristics of the tests employed. Cites 10 major psychometric reasons why similar tests produce disparate scores for a single child. (Author/KS)
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