ERIC Number: EJ407821
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Standardized Testing as an Interactional Phenomenon.
Marlaire, Courtney L.; Maynard, Douglas W.
Sociology of Education, v63 n2 p83-101 Apr 1990
Describes and analyzes the social organization of testing as an interactional phenomenon. Provides examples of exchanges between clinician and child in a diagnostic testing situation. States these coorientational activities demonstrate that testing has an interactional basis. Explores the implications for research on bias in mental testing. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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