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ERIC Number: EJ602060
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0894-3907
Developmental Placement Decisions: Content-Specific Reading Assessment.
Behrman, Edward H.
Journal of Developmental Education, v23 n3 p12-18 Spr 2000
Discusses validity issues associated with three popular content-general reading college placement tests and then presents a theoretical argument to support an alternative placement procedure using content-specific testing. Proposes that content-specific tests would have improved content-related and construct-related validity. States that more research is needed to provide evidence of criterion-related validity. Contains 47 references. (VWC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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