Admissions testing and the public interest

proceedings of the 1980 ETS Invitational Conference
  • 114 Pages
  • 4.20 MB
  • English
Jossey-Bass , San Francisco
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Examinations -- Congre


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StatementWilliam B. Schrader, editor.
SeriesNew directions for testing and measurement,, no. 9
ContributionsSchrader, William Benton, 1914-, Educational Testing Service.
LC ClassificationsLB2353.2 .E87 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 114 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4126198M
LC Control Number80084309

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