LEC 6 - NATURE&ADMIN OF TESTS

LEC 6 - NATURE&ADMIN OF TESTS - SHOWTIME! NATURE AND...

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NATURE AND ADMINISTRATION OF TESTS
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TEST CHARACTERISTICS RELIABILITY, OBJECTIVITY, AND VALIDITY CONTENT-RELATED ATTRIBUTES STUDENT AND PARTICIPANT CONCERNS ADMINISTRATIVE CONCERNS
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RELIABILITY, OBJECTIVITY, AND VALIDITY THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT CHARACTERISTICS FOR A TEST • ACCEPTABLE LEVELS DETERMINED BY BOTH THE TESTING SITUATION ITSELF AND THE VALUES OTHERS HAVE PREVIOUSLY OBTAINED • A MINIMAL COEFFICIENT IS .70
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CONTENT-RELATED ATTRIBUTES IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES DISCRIMINATION RESEMBLANCE SPECIFICITY UNRELATED MEASURES
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IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES NO MORE THAN 10% OF THE TIME SHOULD INVOLVE TESTING ONLY IMPORTANT SKILLS AND ABILITIES SHOULD BE MEASURED
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DISCRIMINATION TEST SHOULD DISCRIMINATE AMONG DIFFERENCE ABILITY GROUPS THROUGHOUT THE TOTAL RANGE OF ABILITY SHOULD BE MANY DIFFERENT SCORES NORMALLY DISTRIBUTED TEST DIFFICULTY: HARD ENOUGH THAT NO ONE GETS A PERFECT SCORE AND EASY ENOUGH THAT NO ONE GETS A ZERO
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RESEMBLANCE TO THE ACTIVITY IN ORDER TO INSURE RELEVANCY AND VALIDITY WHEN TAKING A TEST, INDIVIDUALS MUST BE REQUIRED TO USE GOOD FORM, FOLLOW THE RULES OF THE ACTIVITY, AND PERFORM ACTS CHARACTERISTIC OF THE ACTIVITY
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SPECIFICITY THE TEST SHOULD BE AS SPECIFIC AS POSSIBLE FOR WHATEVER IS BEING MEASURED CONFOUNDING VARIABLES OR FACTORS SHOULD BE MINIMIZED EX.: PERFORMING STABILITY BALL PUSH- UPS AS MEASURE OF UPPER BODY MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE IS CONFOUNDED OR AFFECTED BY BALANCE
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UNRELATED MEASURES OFTEN AN ATTRIBUTE (E.G., HEALTH-RELATED FITNESS) HAS SEVERAL COMPONENTS (E.G., CARDIORESPIRATORY ENDURANCE, STRENGTH, MUSCLE ENDURANCE, FLEXIBILITY, AND BODY COMPOSITION) TESTS IN A BATTERY SHOULD BE UNRELATED TO EACH OTHER BUT HIGHLY RELATED TO THE ATTRIBUTE IF TWO TESTS IN THE BATTERY ARE HIGHLY RELATED TO EACH OTHER, THEY ARE MEASURING THE SAME ABILITY OR FACTOR KEEP THE TEST THAT IS MOST HIGHLY RELATED TO THE ATTRIBUTE BECAUSE IT HAS MORE VALIDITY AND DROP THE OTHER TEST
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STUDENT PARTICIPATION CONCERNS APPROPRIATENESS TO STUDENT AND PARTICIPANTS - PERFORMANCE IS INFLUENCED BY THE PERSON’S MATURITY, GENDER,
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