ERIC Number: EJ503248
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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The Importance of Gender in the Assessment of Historical Knowledge.
Gossweiler, Robert S.; Slevin, Kathleen F.
Research in Higher Education, v36 n2 p155-75 Apr 1995
Using data from a college-level history exam, this study illustrated how assessment of women's academic achievement can be distorted by using tests as measures of student outcomes. It is recommended that use of such tests be limited to examining curricular shortcomings, not evaluating student proficiency. The test is appended. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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