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Author Popham, W. James.

Title The truth about testing : an educator's call to action / W. James Popham.

Imprint Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  371.26013 P812t    ---  Available
Description iv, 167 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "ASCD Product No. 101030"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-162) and index.
Contents Classroom consequences of unsound high-stakes testing -- Why we test -- The mystique of standardized measuring instruments -- Confounded causality -- Creating large-scale tests that illuminate instructional decisions -- Getting maximum instructional mileage out of classroom assessment -- Collecting credible evidence of instructional effectiveness -- Wrapping up with action options.
Subject Educational tests and measurements.
Education -- Standards.
ISBN 0871205238 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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