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Combining school based and external assessments of performance to determine university admissions

McGaw, B. (1985) Combining school based and external assessments of performance to determine university admissions. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 11 (3). pp. 303-314.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0191-491X(85)90013-6
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Abstract

A variety of methods are used to assess secondary school seniors in Australia to determine college admission: locally-developed achievement tests in curricular subjects; external achievement tests; and general aptitude tests, such as the Australian Scholastic Aptitude Tests. Testing problems include aggregating and rescaling of scores...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd.
Copyright: © 1985 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/34086
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