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Allalouf, Avi; Alderoqui-Pinus, Diana – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2012
This article deals with a pioneering project currently being developed, namely, the Exhibition on Testing and Measurement. This interactive traveling exhibition will be presented in science museums in Israel, the United States, and other countries. It has been conceived as an innovative means of familiarizing the public with educational…
Descriptors: Museums, Exhibits, Measurement, Testing
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Wainer, Howard – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1999
Discusses the comparison of groups of individuals who were administered different forms of a test. Focuses on the situation in which there is little overlap in content between the test forms. Reviews equating problems in national tests in Canada and Israel. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Equated Scores, Foreign Countries, National Competency Tests
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Beller, Michal – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1994
A broad description is given of admissions procedures to Israeli universities. In Israel, a single unified test, the Psychometric Entrance Test, is used for admission to the various universities. Issues of validity and reliability and problems of ensuring fairness for non-Hebrew speakers are considered. (SLD)
Descriptors: Admission (School), College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, Equal Education
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Jones, Lyle V. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1994
The testing practices and tests described in the preceding articles are reviewed and compared. This cross-cultural examination identifies some issues that are common to the United States and Europe: (1) the emphasis on performance tasks, (2) the accommodation of language minorities, and (3) concerns about gender differences. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Assessment