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ERIC Number: EJ613665
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4308
Policy Considerations Based on a Cost Analysis of Alternative Test Formats in Large Scale Science Assessments.
Lawrenz, Frances; Huffman, Douglas; Welch, Wayne
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n6 p615-26 Aug 2000
Compares the costs of four assessment formats: (1) multiple choice; (2) open ended; (3) laboratory station; and (4) full investigation. Tracks the amount of time spent preparing the devices, developing scoring consistency for the devices, and scoring the devices as they were developed. Compares times as if 1,000 students completed each assessment. (Contains 31 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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