Construction Versus Choice in Cognitive Measurement: Issues in Constructed Response, Performance Testing, and Portfolio Assessment

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shifts in views of quality and acceptability. An assessment system needs to explicitly recognize that by providing mechanisms that correspondingly facilitate the evolution of assessment standards.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The work reported here was generously funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and by Educational Testing Service. The author is grateful to Roberta Camp, Dick Lesh, Carol Myford, Howard Wainer, and the editors for their helpful comments on previous drafts. The views presented here are strictly those of the author.


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