ERIC Number: EJ628756
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Making Our Measurements Count.
Evaluation and Research in Education, v14 n3&4 p124-35 2000
Explores what it would mean to "spread best practice" in educational measurement and considers lessons from the history of medicine and other scientific disciplines that are relevant to the development of educational theory and practice. Makes the case that these lessons point toward the use of less complex statistical tools and the collection and discussion of more (although less preprocessed) data. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue titled "Evidence-based Policies and Indicator Systems." Papers in this special issue were presented at one of two conferences of the same name held at the University of Durham, England, in 1997 and 1999.