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Cognitive Assessment of Subject Matter: Understanding the Marriage of Psychological Theory and Educational Policy in Achievement Testing

Mar 1990

Eva L. Baker, Marie Freeman and Serena Clayton

This paper reports on a CRESST project assessing deep understanding of subject matter where we conducted research designed to transfer knowledge that developed in learning research and apply it to the problem of assessing the understanding of history.

Baker, E. L., Freeman, M., & Clayton, S. (1990). Cognitive assessment of subject matter: Understanding the marriage of psychological theory and educational policy in achievement testing (CSE Report 317). Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST).