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Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice

1984 Volume 3, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Microcomputers and Testing: Where Are We and How Did We Get There?

    Evelyn J. Brzezinski

    The history of microcomputer use in education is traced, from 1950 to the present, and implications for testing applications are reviewed. Future trends in statistical analysis packages, mass... More

    pp. 7-10

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  2. Using Microcomputers to Develop Tests

    Ronald K. Hambleton

    The purpose of this paper is to describe some of the current changes in test development that are taking place because of the availability and capabilities of computers, especially microcomputers. ... More

    pp. 10-14

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  3. Using Microcomputers to Develop Tests: An Alternate Point of View

    John Fremer

    The constructive use of microcomputers in the development of tests requires thoughtful attention to the questions addressed in this paper: What is the purpose for testing? How can a microcomputer... More

    pp. 14-15

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  4. Using Microcomputers to Administer Tests

    William C. Ward

    Some of the benefits available from using computers to administer the kinds of tests that are familiar in educational settings are reviewed. Four applications that represent current or near-term... More

    pp. 16-20

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  5. Using Microcomputers to Administer Tests: An Alternate Point of View

    Jason Millman

    In providing an alternative view to the previous article by Ward (TM 508 880), the author notes problems associated with adaptive testing, diagnostic testing, testing embedded in instruction, and... More

    pp. 20-21

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  6. Using Microcomputers to Assess Achievement and Instruction

    Edward D. Roeber

    In every instance in the process of constructing and using a test, the microcomputer can aid the classroom teacher. However, the teacher will not apply the microcomputer to classroom testing... More

    pp. 27-28

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  7. A Planning Guide for Microcomputers in Educational Measurement

    Michael D. Hiscox

    This article describes a number of problems every educational measurement specialist should be prepared to confront before using microcomputers to support test-related activities, including... More

    pp. 28-34

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