ERIC Number: EJ482754
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Performance Assessments or Multiple Choice?
Boodoo, Gwyneth M.
Educational Horizons, v72 n1 p50-56 Fall 1993
Examination of the role of psychometrics in the development of multiple-choice tests and performance-based assessments and consideration of validity and reliability issues leads to this conclusion: Choice of assessments for instruction or large-scale accountability depends on which is more appropriate for the particular purposes. Taxonomic frameworks can help with the decision. (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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