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Tests and Measurements Study Guide for Exam IIChapters 14-18Ch. 14 – Achievement Tests1.Be familiar with the purposes of achievement testing (p. 204). Which one is the one that psychologists use the most (from lecture)?a.1) define particular areas2)able to move on3) grouping 4) diagnostically* 5) Assess success of program 6) Inform2.What is a standardized test? How is it different from a teacher-made test? What are some advantages of each? Why is a standardized test so expensive?a.Standardized test- undergone extensive development— through writing and rewriting, lots of administrations, reliability, large group test takers.Different from teacher-made in that they are constructed by a teacher, effort in validity, norming, scoring systems etc varies from nonexistent to thorough.The work you put in is what you get out of it, usually...Expensive due to the amount of work you have to get it to that standardization point.3.Know the difference between criterion and norm-referenced tests.a.Norm-referenced tests:-allow compare one individual's test performance to test performance of other individuals. Referencing the normal, comparing to the mean, almost.b.Criterion referenced:-define specific criterion or level of performance, only thing of importance is individual's performance, regardless of where performance may stand in comparison to others. -Performance=Mastery. -Also referred to as content-referenced test. Our SPSS Test in class was a criterion-referenced, in a way.4.Be familiar with the steps of test construction. a.1) Development of preliminary ideas. 2) Test Specifications3) Items are Written4) Items Used in Trial Setting5) Rewriting Items6) Tests are Assembled
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7) Extensive National Standardization Effort8) Prep of All Necessary Materials5.Be able to recognize the order of Bloom’s Taxonomy from least to most sophisticated and understand the basic function of the continuum. This will NOT be an essay question.a.1) Knowledge2) Comprehension3) Application4) Analysis5) Synthesis6) EvaluationCh. 15 – Personality Tests** TypeFocus=MBTI6.What is the difference between objective and projective personality tests? Why would you use one over the other?a.Objective- -Clear and unambiguous questions, stimuli or techniques for measuring personality traits b.Projective--Ambiguous or unclear stimuli which the test is asked to interpret or impose meaning
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