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ERIC Number: EJ746002
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Relationships among Testing Medium, Test Performance, and Testing Time of High School Students Who Are Visually Impaired
Erin, Jane N.; Hong, Sunggye; Schoch, Christina; Kuo, YaJu
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v100 n9 p523-532 Sep 2006
This study compared the test scores and time required by high school students who are blind, sighted, or have low vision to complete tests administered in written and oral formats. The quantitative results showed that the blind students performed better on multiple-choice tests in braille and needed more time while taking tests in braille. The interviews revealed inconsistent relationships between the students' preferred media and performance.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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