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Assessment in Higher Education Issues of Access, Quality, Student Development and Public Policy by Samuel J. Messick

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English


  • Examinations & assessment,
  • Higher & further education,
  • Educational Tests And Measurements (Higher Education),
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Higher,
  • Testing & Measurement,
  • Education / Testing & Measurement,
  • Willingham, Warren W,
  • College students,
  • Congresses,
  • Entrance examinations,
  • Examinations,
  • Rating of,
  • United States,
  • Universities and colleges

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7936872M
ISBN 100805821074
ISBN 109780805821079

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