ERIC Number: EJ545461
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Interview Procedures for Validating Science Assessments.
Hamilton, Laura S.; And Others
Applied Measurement in Education, v10 n2 p181-200 1997
The usefulness of small-scale interview studies to explore the validity of science achievement tests in several formats was studied with 141 high school students and 49 fifth and sixth graders. Results, which provided evidence of test validity, also support the use of small-scale qualitative interviews in test validation. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Research supported by Office of Educational Research and Improvement Grant G0087C0235, National Science Foundation Grants RED-9253068 and MDR-9154406, and the RAND Institute on Education and Training. Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, CA, April 1995).