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The Resource The myth of achievement tests : the GED and the role of character in American life, edited by James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz

The myth of achievement tests : the GED and the role of character in American life, edited by James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz

Label
The myth of achievement tests : the GED and the role of character in American life
Title
The myth of achievement tests
Title remainder
the GED and the role of character in American life
Statement of responsibility
edited by James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Dewey number
373.126/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB3060.33.G45
LC item number
M98 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heckman, James J.
  • Humphries, John Eric
  • Kautz, Tim
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • GED tests
  • Academic achievement
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • Personality development
Label
The myth of achievement tests : the GED and the role of character in American life, edited by James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-430) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Who are the GEDs?
  • James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
  • The economic and social benefits of GED certification
  • James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
  • The military performance of GED holders
  • Janice H. Laurence
  • The GED creates problems.
  • The GED testing program induces students to drop out
  • James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, Paul A. Lafontaine, and Pedro Rodríguez
  • High-stakes testing and the rise of the GED
  • Achievement tests and the role of character in American life
  • Andrew Halpern-Manners, John Robert Warren, and Eric Grodsky
  • What can be done to promote character?
  • Fostering and measuring skills: interventions that improve character and cognition
  • James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz
  • What should be done?
  • James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
  • James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz
  • The history of the GED.
  • An institutional history of the GED
  • Lois M. Quinn
  • Growth in GED testing
  • John Eric Humphries
  • Evaluating the benefits.
Control code
ocn851572843
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 452 pages
Isbn
9780226100098
Lccn
2013025706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 1702831
Label
The myth of achievement tests : the GED and the role of character in American life, edited by James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-430) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Who are the GEDs?
  • James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
  • The economic and social benefits of GED certification
  • James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
  • The military performance of GED holders
  • Janice H. Laurence
  • The GED creates problems.
  • The GED testing program induces students to drop out
  • James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, Paul A. Lafontaine, and Pedro Rodríguez
  • High-stakes testing and the rise of the GED
  • Achievement tests and the role of character in American life
  • Andrew Halpern-Manners, John Robert Warren, and Eric Grodsky
  • What can be done to promote character?
  • Fostering and measuring skills: interventions that improve character and cognition
  • James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz
  • What should be done?
  • James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz
  • James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz
  • The history of the GED.
  • An institutional history of the GED
  • Lois M. Quinn
  • Growth in GED testing
  • John Eric Humphries
  • Evaluating the benefits.
Control code
ocn851572843
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 452 pages
Isbn
9780226100098
Lccn
2013025706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 1702831

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