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The paradoxes of high stakes testing

how they affect students, their parents, teachers, principals, schools, and society

Published by Information Age Pub. in Charlotte, N.C .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

The high-stakes testing mania
Why has testing become so important?
What is a test?
What human and cultural factors affect test performance?
What technical issues affect test validity?
Why is it important to regard testing as a technology?
Why is the history of testing important?
What are the paradoxical consequences of high-stakes testing?
What is the future of testing?
Why and how should high-stakes testing be monitored?.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
371.26
Library of Congress
LB3051 .M368 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22679660M
Internet Archive
paradoxesofhighs0000mada
ISBN 13
9781607520276, 9781607520283
LC Control Number
2008048550
Library Thing
8654164
Goodreads
6330425
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