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Norm- vs. Criterion-Referenced Scoring: Advantages & Disadvantages

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Scores that compare one student's performance to the average performance of other students are referred to as _____.

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1. Scores that indicate the level of knowledge or skills a student possess in a specific area are referred to as _____.

2. A percentile rank of 60 indicates that _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will help test your understanding of norm vs. criterion referenced scoring. You will be assessed on score terminology and other related information taught in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Raw scores
  • Understanding of percentile ranks
  • Scores that compare one student's performance to the average performance of other students
  • Scores that indicate the level of knowledge or skills a student possesses in a specific area

Skills Practiced

Skills practiced through the completion of these assessments include:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding score data
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about norm-referenced scores
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding criterion-referenced scores and interpret it accurately

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson, Norm- vs. Criterion-Referenced Scoring: Advantages & Disadvantages, to learn more. The covered objectives include:

  • Define raw scores
  • Understand criterion-referenced scores
  • Review the three types of norm-referenced scores
  • Recall the purpose of percentile rank and standard score
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