Measuring up

Measuring up

What Educational Testing Really Tells Us

eBook - 2008
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Bringing statistical terms down to earth, Daniel Koretz takes readers through the most fundamental issues that arise in educational testing and shows how they apply to some of the most controversial issues in education today, from high-stakes testing to special education. He walks readers through everyday examples to show what tests do well, what their limits are, how easily tests and scores can be oversold or misunderstood, and how they can be used sensibly to help discover how much kids have learned. --from publisher description.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780674039728
0674039726
9780674035218
0674035216
9780674028050
0674028058
Characteristics: 1 online resource (353 pages) : illustrations, maps

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