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Chapter-19 - Why, my Johnny is so smart. Interpreting Test...

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    Why, my Johnny is so smart… Interpreting Test Scores and  Norms Linn and Gronlund chap. 19
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This ain’t apples to apples… This isn’t measuring the desk Nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio One doesn’t know 50% of the last test An 80 wasn’t twice as smart as a 40 0’s in gradebooks are misleading… Different scoring systems IT’S ALL IN INTERPRETATION
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3 ways of interpreting  scores… 1. Raw Scores So, what can you do with raw scores? What would you think if I gave you only  your raw score on the last test?
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2. Criterion-Referenced  Scores This gives the individual’s performance without  referring to the performance of others. A 4 minute mile You hit the bull's-eye You made a 62% on the last test This is best when you are measuring a clearly  defined learning task Mixed, criterion-referenced sections within normed  test… See the Praxis info sheets…
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3.  Norm-referenced test 
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PSYC 442 taught by Professor Billestes during the Fall '11 term at Lee.

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