QNT 561 - Standardized Testing

QNT 561- - StandardizedTesting TonyBertussi DawnLazetera KimLove BillTremblay JolynnWeeks Click to edit Master subtitle style Hypothesis o o H0:

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/18/11 Statistical Analysis of  Standardized Testing Tony Bertussi Dawn Lazetera Kim Love Bill Tremblay Jolynn Weeks
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7/18/11 Hypothesis o H0: Standardized testing is biased o H1: Standardized testing is fair    "Test bias" means that two people with  different ethnicity or gender, for  example,  who have the same test  score are predicted to have different  "scores" on the outcome (e.g., job  performance); thus a biased test might  benefit certain groups over others.
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7/18/11 What is a standardized test?
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7/18/11 Why do we test? 1. To provide another piece of  information about the strengths and  areas for improvement in the overall  curriculum 2. To measure how well we are doing in  comparison to other schools 3. To provide extra information about  individual students to better meet  their needs
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7/18/11 Types of Standardized Tests o NAEP – The National Assessment of  Educational Progress o College Admissions: SAT and ACT o Trends in International Mathematics  and Science Study (TIMSS)  o Program for International Student  Assessment (PISA)
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7/18/11 Validity and Reliability  o Validity  means that the test measures  accurately what it is intended to measure.
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course QNT 561 taught by Professor Rivera during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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QNT 561- - StandardizedTesting TonyBertussi DawnLazetera KimLove BillTremblay JolynnWeeks Click to edit Master subtitle style Hypothesis o o H0:

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