ERIC Number: EJ633951
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Testing and Assessment: A Progress Report.
Baker, Eva L.
Educational Assessment, v7 n1 p1-12 2001
Discusses the intellectual history supporting the use of educational testing and describes four current tensions in testing: (1) learning and change versus measurement models; (2) quality of information and policy use; (3) precision versus utility; and (4) individual attainment versus standardized attainment. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 19-23, 1999). Research supported by award R304B60002 from the Office of Educational Research and Improvement.