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Glossary of measurement terms

Glossary of measurement terms

a basic vocabulary for evaluation and testing.

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Published by CTB, McGraw-Hill in Monterey, Calif .
Written in English

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  • Educational tests and measurements -- Dictionaries.

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    ContributionsCalifornia Test Bureau.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
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    Open LibraryOL18182740M

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