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ERIC Number: EJ463438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0731-1745
Educational Testing in America: What's Right, What's Wrong? A Criterion-Referenced Perspective.
Popham, W. James
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v12 n1 p11-14 Spr 1993
Current successes and failures in U.S. educational measurement are reviewed, focusing on criterion-referenced testing. Pluses and minuses are listed for the following: (1) the move toward authentic assessment; (2) the dominance of criterion-referenced assessment; and (3) item response theory applications. Each area is a double-edged sword. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States
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