Progressive testing in graduate research methods courses

Taylor, Raymond G.
December 1997
Journal of Instructional Psychology;Dec97, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p268
Academic Journal
Describes a pencil and paper examination procedure that stimulates the use of computer for the evaluation of student performance in graduate research methods courses. Background of the respondents of the study; Overview of the progressive method; Examples of the examination paper.


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