ERIC Number: EJ463437
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Applications of Educational Measurement: Is Optimum Optimal?
Plake, Barbara S.
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v12 n1 p5-10 Spr 1993
The development of a hypothetical testing program designed to provide optimum information about student achievement is chronicled. Computer adaptive testing and performance testing are postulated as part of the program. What optimum information really means is discussed. Optimum is only optimal when theory and application are balanced. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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