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ERIC Number: EJ590601
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0731-1745
The Lack of Fidelity between Cognitively Complex Constructs and Conventional Test Development Practice.
Nichols, Paul; Sugrue, Brenda
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v18 n2 p18-29 Sum 1999
Uses data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress to demonstrate the frequent lack of fidelity between cognitively complex construct definitions and the simple cognitive assumptions embedded in common test-development practices. Describes alternative,construct-centered test development approaches for each stage of the test-development process. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress