ERIC Number: EJ900717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Evidence-Centered Assessment Design and the Advanced Placement Program[R]: A Psychometrician's Perspective
Brennan, Robert L.
Applied Measurement in Education, v23 n4 p392-401 2010
This paper provides an overview of evidence-centered assessment design (ECD) and some general information about of the Advanced Placement (AP[R]) Program. Then the papers in this special issue are discussed, as they relate to the use of ECD in the revision of various AP tests. This paper concludes with some observations about the need to validate various claims that are often made about ECD.
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Equivalency Tests, Evidence, Test Construction, Test Validity, Psychometrics, Equated Scores, Scaling
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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