New Issue of Measurement IP: How is Testing Supposed to Improve Schooling?

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 10:45am

Featuring a focus article by Edward Haertel and commentaries by Derek Briggs, Daniel Koretz, Robert Mislevy, Lorrie Shepard, Dylan Wiliam, Andrew Ho, Gerorge Engelhard & Stefanie Wind, Lyle Bachman, Mary Garner, Suzanne Lane and Kadriye Ercikan.

From the publisher:
Testing is a ubiquitous tool for day-to-day decision making in schools, communicating learning goals and evaluating progress. Testing also brings unintended consequences.
This topical, FREE* Special Issue of Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives explores the ramifications of testing in the classroom, with a view to maximizing the benefits and minimizing possible drawbacks of current educational testing applications.