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PSYED 2072 - EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT

Credits: 3.0

Introduction to basic principles of measurement and a survey of educational and psychological testing. Topics include the role of testing in decision-making, proper an improper uses of tests, test score interpretations (norm-referencing and criterion-referencing), ascertaining the validity and reliability of test scores and interpretations, classroom assessment and item analysis, and an overview of the different types of tests: standardized achievement and ability tests, intelligence tests, personality tests, and other non-cognitive tests (e.g. attitude surveys, interest inventories).

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Suzanne Lane