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The Effects of Testing on Teaching and Learning

Nov 1990

Joan Herman, Jeanne Dreyfus and Shari Golan

The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine the impact of standardized, nationally normed tests on curriculum and instruction and to ascertain what variables mediate the impact.

Herman, J., Dreyfus, J., & Golan, S. (1990). The effects of testing on teaching and learning (CSE Report 327). Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST).