Beyond Educational Standards and Standardized Achievement Tests: Verification, Simulation, and Certification

5 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2010

Date Written: February 15, 2010

Abstract

The paper sketches a three-pronged orientation that is both psychometrically sound and at the same time authentic. It’s also transparent and applicable to measurement beyond “reading” and “math.” It doesn’t involve filling in bubbles on paper-pencil, multiple-choice tests, and it doesn’t generate unmanageable files of student work-efforts. Each of the three prongs has been developed and debugged outside the education sector. The measurement technology sketched simply applies and integrates extant technologies to harness them for current and future educational purposes.

Keywords: Educational Standards, Standardized Achievement Tests, Educational Measurement, Educational Intelligence, Educational Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, 3RsPlus

Suggested Citation

Schutz, Dick, Beyond Educational Standards and Standardized Achievement Tests: Verification, Simulation, and Certification (February 15, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1553423 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1553423

Dick Schutz (Contact Author)

3RsPlus, Inc. ( email )

Long Beach, CA 90807
United States
562 427-5949 (Phone)

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