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ERIC Number: EJ500546
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0655
Performance versus Objective Testing and Gender: An Exploratory Study of an Advanced Placement History Examination.
Breland, Hunter M.; And Others
Journal of Educational Measurement, v31 n4 p275-93 Win 1994
Random samples of free-response tests (200 males and 200 females) were taken from the 1986 U.S. History advanced placement examination. Rescoring focusing on historical content and analyses indicate that free-response tasks, in contrast with objective tests, may have inherent characteristics that reward females' English-composition abilities. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Advanced Placement Examinations (CEEB)