ERIC Number: EJ444324
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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What Research Tells Us about Good Assessment.
Herman, Joan L.
Educational Leadership, v49 n8 p74-78 May 1992
Summarizes research supporting current beliefs in testing, identifies good assessment qualities, and reviews the current knowledge of test design. Standardized tests negatively affect academic program quality. Alternative assessments must be judged by their validity, reliability, consequences, fairness, generalizability, cognitive complexity, content quality, coverage, meaningfulness, and cost effectiveness. (30 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
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