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Performance assessments in science

hands-on tasks and scoring guides


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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Evaluation.

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      Other titlesRAND performance assessments in science
      Statementedited by Brian M. Stecher, Stephen P. Klein ; supported by the National Science Foundation.
      ContributionsStecher, Brian M., Klein, Stephen P., 1938-, National Science Foundation (U.S.), Rand Institute on Education & Training.
      LC ClassificationsQ183.3.A1 .P422 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 371 p. :
      Number of Pages371
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL425154M
      ISBN 100833023675
      LC Control Number98130836

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