ERIC Number: EJ585677
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Performance Assessment and Educational Reform.
Haertel, Edward H.
Phi Delta Kappan, v80 n9 p662-66 May 1999
The shift from multiple-choice testing to performance assessment has brought a subtle shift in measurement philosophy. Selecting assessment tasks based on inherent value complicates inferences from test scores to nontest situations. A measurement-driven reform strategy relying on performance assessments to drive curriculum and instruction seems doomed. (22 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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