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* from Testing and Assessment: an Employer's Guide to Good Practices, Employment and Training Administration U.S. Department of Labor, 1999

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13 Principles of Assessment from:

Testing and Assessment: an Employer's Guide to Good Practices
Employment and Training Administration
U.S. Department of Labor, 1999

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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Use assessment tools in a purposeful manner. It is critical to have a clear understanding of what needs to be measured and for what purpose.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Do not rely too much on any one test to make decisions. Use the whole-person approach to assessment.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Use only assessment instruments that are unbiased and fair to all groups.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Use only reliable assessment instruments and procedures. In other words, use only assessment tools that provide dependable and consistent information.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Use only assessment procedures and instruments that have been demonstrated to be valid for the specific purpose for which they are being used.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Use assessment tools that are appropriate for the target population.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Use assessment instruments for which understandable and comprehensive documentation is available.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Ensure that administration staff are properly trained.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Ensure that testing conditions are suitable for all test takers.
Page 6-3
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Provide reasonable accommodation in the assessment process for people with disabilities.
Page 6-5
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Maintain assessment instrument security.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Maintain confidentiality of assessment results.
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  1. Principle of Assessment

    Ensure that scores are interpreted properly.
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The above 13 Principles of Assessment are from:
Testing and Assessment: an Employer's Guide to Good Practices
Employment and Training Administration
U.S. Department of Labor, 1999

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