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The Myth of measurability

Author: Paul L Houts
Publisher: New York : Hart Pub. Co., ©1977.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Myth of measurability.
New York : Hart Pub. Co., ©1977
(OCoLC)741887382
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul L Houts
ISBN: 0805512187 9780805512182 0805503129 9780805503128
OCLC Number: 3205313
Notes: Consists chiefly of articles reprinted from 1975 issues of Principal.
Description: 398 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: standardized testing in America / Paul L. Houts --
Social implications of IQ / Sheldon H. White --
The politics of IQ / Leon J. Kamin --
The trouble with IQ tests / Jerrold R. Zacharias --
The bell shaped pitfall / Philip Morrison --
A is to B as C is to anything at all: the illogic of IQ tests / Judah L. Schwartz --
The score against IQ: a look at some test items / The editors of Principal --
The hidden agendas of IQ / George Purvin --
Culture, cognition, and IQ testing / Michael Cole --
IQ tests: a case of cultural myopia / Amado M. Padilla and Blas M. Garza --
Going up, going down / Thomas J. Cottle --
Evolution and learning: a context for avaluation / S.L. Washburn --
The numbers game: how the testing industry operates / Sherwood Davidson Kohn --
Coming to terms with testing / Mitchell Lazarus --
A conversation with Banesh Hoffmann / Paul L. Houts --
A tale of testing in two cities / Bernard M. McKenna --
Evaluation, the English experience / Philip Sherwood --
Power and the national assessment of educational progress / Paul A. Olson --
Some comments on power and the NAEP / Ralph W. Tyler --
The current tests --
On the misuse of test data: a second look at Jenck's Inequality / Mitchell Lazarus --
Two principals look at standardized tests / Arthur S. Laughland and William Corbett --
Reporting reading test results in New York City / Jerome Green --
How to avoid the dangers of testing / Jerry L. Patterson, Theodore J. Czaijowski, Elaine Hubbard, Glenn Johnson, Charlie Slater, and Darwin Kaufman --
A due process procedure for testing / Edwin F. Taylor and Judah L. Schwartz --
Questions you should ask about your testing program / J. Parker Damon --
On standardized testing and evaluation / Vito Perrone.
Other Titles: National elementary principal.
Responsibility: edited by Paul L. Houts.

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