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Measuring educational outcomes fundamentals of testing by Tuckman, Bruce W.

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English


  • Educational tests and measurements.

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StatementBruce W. Tuckman.
LC ClassificationsLB3051 .T75
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Paginationxix, 527 p. :
Number of Pages527
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Open LibraryOL5182616M
ISBN 100155576925
LC Control Number75000273

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