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You Say Ee-ther and I Say Eye-ther: Clarifying Assessment and Evaluation

George and Ira Gershwin's timeless lyrics from the 1937 film, "Shall We Dance," have Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers lamenting different pronunciations of the same words: "You say ee-ther and I say eye-ther, you say nee-ther and I say ny-ther. Ee-ther, eye-ther, nee-ther, ny-ther. Let's call the whole thing off!"

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Discussion of the concepts of educational assessment and educational evaluation often leave instructors wondering if the differences between these terms are

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