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The Improvement of Tests


by Max D. Engelhart & John M. Beck 1963

In the local situation, occasions occur in which it is necessary to compare tests, test batteries, or other measuring instruments in order to decide which ones are relatively most suitable for local use. Local test experts may give consideration to technical aspects, local curriculum specialists or classroom teachers may evaluate test content in relation to local instructional objectives, and school administrators may consider the tests with reference to the kinds of data they regard as most helpful in solution of school problems. Similarly, school psychologists and guidance counselors may evaluate tests with reference to local problems of adjustment and guidance.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 62, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 10, 1963, p. 163-192
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19784, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 4:29:59 AM

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