The Tyranny of Testing
by Banesh Hoffman

It makes an excellent case against multiple choice type testing such as tests used to measure IQ and scholastic aptitude. It shows these tests to be unfair to people with superior knowledge or unorthodox but valid interpretations of questions. They also penalize creativity and originality. He shows that this kind of testing is no good, but he fails to offer any replacement for it.

Year Read: 1964


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