R&D Connections — Constructed-Response Scoring — Doing it Right

McClellan, Catherine A.
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Constructed-response scoring constructed-response tests performance testing reliability


In order to gain reliable scores from constructed-response tests — often known as performance tests — it is critical that human raters use standard methods of evaluating and rating examinee responses. The 13th issue of ETS’s R&D Connections series describes some of those methods and the quality controls that ensure their effectiveness.

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