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Test Specifications for Problem-Solving Assessment

Dec 1997

Harold F. O'Neil Jr. and John Schacter

In this document the authors review several theoretical frameworks of problem solving, provide a definition of the construct, suggest ways of measuring the construct, focus discussion on issues for assessment, and provide a specification for the computer-based assessment of problem solving.

O’Neil, H. F. Jr., & Schacter, J. (1997). Test specifications for problem-solving assessment (CSE Report 463). Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST).