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ERIC Number: EJ440371
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-7476
Performance Assessment, Psychometric Theory and Cognitive Learning Theory: Ships Crossing in the Night.
Willson, Victor L.
Contemporary Education, v62 n4 p250-54 Sum 1991
Discusses educational performance assessment and alternative assessment practices. Currently, achievement assessment involves classical psychometrics, performance-based evaluation, and cognitive theory, which must all be invoked to improve understanding of student achievement. This article suggests developing performance tests from a coherent theory of learning and instruction based on cognitive principles. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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