The Resource Fair game? : the use of standardized admissions tests in higher education, Rebecca Zwick

Fair game? : the use of standardized admissions tests in higher education, Rebecca Zwick

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Fair game? : the use of standardized admissions tests in higher education
Title
Fair game?
Title remainder
the use of standardized admissions tests in higher education
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Zwick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zwick, Rebecca
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2353.2
LC item number
.Z95 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Universities and colleges
  • Universities and colleges
  • Universités
  • Universités
  • Universities and colleges
  • Universities and colleges
  • Höheres Bildungswesen
  • Zugang
  • Test
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Fair game? : the use of standardized admissions tests in higher education, Rebecca Zwick
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-220) and indexes
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Today's standardized admissions tests : how did they come to be? -- 2. The big picture : how are standardized tests used in admissions decisions? -- 3. Conventional and computerized admissions tests : how are they developed and scored? -- 4. Test validity : how well do admissions tests measure academic skills and predict achievement? -- 5. Are standardized admissions tests fair to people of color? -- 6. Are standardized admissions test fair to women? -- 7. Gaming the tests : how do coaching and cheating affect test performance? -- 8. New directions for admissions testing : what does the future hold?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 228 pages
Isbn
9780415925600
Lccn
2001048564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48003253
  • (OCoLC)ocm48003253
Label
Fair game? : the use of standardized admissions tests in higher education, Rebecca Zwick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-220) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Today's standardized admissions tests : how did they come to be? -- 2. The big picture : how are standardized tests used in admissions decisions? -- 3. Conventional and computerized admissions tests : how are they developed and scored? -- 4. Test validity : how well do admissions tests measure academic skills and predict achievement? -- 5. Are standardized admissions tests fair to people of color? -- 6. Are standardized admissions test fair to women? -- 7. Gaming the tests : how do coaching and cheating affect test performance? -- 8. New directions for admissions testing : what does the future hold?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 228 pages
Isbn
9780415925600
Lccn
2001048564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48003253
  • (OCoLC)ocm48003253

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