ERIC Number: EJ564708
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Misconceptions at the Intersection of Measurement Theory and Practice.
Brennan, Robert L.
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v17 n1 p5-9,30 Spr 1998
Explores the relationship between measurement theory and practice, considering five broad categories of: (1) models, assumptions, and terminology; (2) reliability; (3) validity; (4) scaling; and (5) setting performance standards. It must be recognized that measurement is not an end in itself. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Presidential Address at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (Chicago, IL, March 26, 1997).