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Does Measurement Measure Up?: How Numbers Reveal and Conceal the Truth

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Does Measurement Measure Up?: How Numbers Reveal and Conceal the Truth - Henshaw, John M, Professor
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Henshaw tells the controversial story of intelligence measurement from Plato to Binet to the early days of the SAT to today's super-quantified world of No Child Left Behind. He clears away the fog on issues of measurement in the environment, such as global warming, hurricanes, and tsunamis, and in the world of computers, from digital photos to MRI to the ballot systems used in Florida during the 2000 presidential election. From cycling and car racing to baseball, tennis, and track-and-field, he chronicles the ever-growing ...

Does Measurement Measure Up?: How Numbers Reveal and Conceal the Truth 2006, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801883750

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