ERIC Number: EJ388115
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Educational Assessment as a Promising Area for Psychometric Research.
Jones, Lyle V.
Applied Measurement in Education, v1 n3 p233-41 1988
Use of multiple-choice achievement tests is critiqued. Multiple-choice tests are considered heavily weighted toward aptitude and ill-suited to assessment of thinking. Psychometric methods for the development of alternatives to this inadequate form of testing achievement are discussed. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (95th, New York, NY, August 28-September 1, 1987).