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Testing in a Global Future IEA OECD PISA AD

Baker, Eva L.
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Paper prepared for The Gordon Commission on the Future of Assessment in Education
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The Gordon Commission on the Future of Assessment in Education, Globalization, Future of Assessment, Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, Accountability, International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Assessment Development (AD), Demography, 21st Century Skills, Computer Games, Assessment Design


This essay approaches the future of testing in a globalized context by addressing factors central to predicting the future of assessment. The roles of international comparisons, demography, knowledge expansion, job changes, and of technological growth are central to the author's analysis.

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