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Re: [mathlearn] Inquiry method and motivation
Posted:
Nov 21, 2003 1:59 AM


Paul Tanner wrote:
> Does this not raise the question "How do we know that these > assessments actually measure what is claimed for them?"
Well, no. > I asked this question of one of my math ed professors regarding > authentic assessment when these assessments were claimed to have high > validity. The question is, OK, even with high validity, how do we know > that these assessments measure what is claimed for them? > > The answer I got was, "I don't have an answer to that."
Explain to us, Paul, the logical errors in an argument that answers the question "Aren't you making a mistake?" by pointing out that a third person is making the same mistake.
Lou Talman Department of Mathematical Sciences Metropolitan State College of Denver
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