Measuring Achievement: What Does It Mean to Test for Robust Understanding?

Author(s):
Shepard, Lorrie A.
Publication Year:
1997
Report Number:
PIC-ANG3
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Document Type:
Subject/Key Words:
Classroom assessment performance assessment test bias teaching the test large-scale assessment

Abstract

The third William H. Angoff Memorial Lecture examines the challenges of assessing student understanding. How do we find out what students really know and can do? While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $10.50.

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