ERIC Number: EJ780851
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Reference Count: 9
Review and Other Views: "Alignment" as a Psychometric Issue
Beck, Michael D.
Applied Measurement in Education, v20 n1 p127-135 Jan 2007
This article addresses the set of articles in this special issue of "Applied Measurement in Education" and reflects on the issues that underlie the articles. The authors, as a set, represent many of the professionals who have developed and studied the methodological procedures related to instruction-assessment alignment over the past decade. This article provides a few observations about the process and politics of "alignment" and then comments briefly about selected issues raised in the articles, as a whole and individually.
Descriptors: Educational Research, Psychometrics, Journal Articles, Review (Reexamination), Content Analysis, Theory Practice Relationship, Standard Setting
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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