ERIC Number: EJ404626
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Education Validity and the Setting of Reliable Standards.
Hamilton, J. S.; McLone, R. R.
Studies in Educational Evaluation, v15 n3 p295-308 1989
Influences on the educational validity of examinations are reviewed. Changes occurring in approaches to standard setting are traced. A view of reliability is presented, with emphasis on assessment of project work, which often involves individual investigation and design by students. A consistency index formula for grading standards is presented. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment (Bangkok, Thailand, November 1987).