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ERIC Number: EJ617233
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0191-491X
The Inside Story: The Reality of Developing an Assessment Instrument.
Wolf, Alison; Cumming, J. Joy
Studies in Educational Evaluation, v26 n3 p211-229 2000
Describes the lessons learned in the creation of a special assessment instrument, a large-scale survey of the language and literacy skills of linguistic minorities in England and Wales, findings of which were reported elsewhere. The test construction process was found to be highly empirical and inductive, based on trial and error rather than deduction from first principles. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Wales)