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Assessments of Learning: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Using idiomatic phrases such as 'bury the hatchet' could lead to _____.

Question 2 2. Sanjay stopped taking the test when he came upon several questions with words that had different meanings and contexts to him. This is an example of:

Question 3 3. Scores that indicate the level of knowledge or skills a student possesses in a specific area are referred to as _____.

Question 4 4. Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following situations is most appropriate for a performance-based assessment?

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Question 6 6. Mrs. Gregg uses an assessment to evaluate children's knowledge and abilities formed in pre-school and in the home. She is using a _____ assessment.

Question 7 7. How can an ecological assessment be used to compliment an Individualized Education Program?

Question 8 8. How can an ecological assessment help improve the educational performance of a student?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of a performance-based assessment?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a method to obtain a reliability coefficient?

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Question 11 11. A student complains that only 10 questions on a 100-question test were taken from the material assigned to study for the test. The student is questioning the test's _____.

Question 12 12. You have been asked to create a presentation explaining the disadvantages of standardized testing. Which of the following will you include?

Question 13 13. The use of differing test administration and instruction potentially results in _____.

Question 14 14. All of the following are considered uses of standardized assessments EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. All of the following are examples of how information is collected for an ecological assessment, EXCEPT:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a high-stakes test?

Question 17 17. An assessment is the process of making _____ about a student's knowledge and abilities.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT considered a statistic of summary?

Question 19 19. Scores that compare one student's performance to the average performance of other students are referred to as _____.

Question 20 20. A percentile rank of 60 indicates that _____.

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Question 21 21. A teacher includes three test items that assess the same concept. This teacher is attempting to assess _____ reliability of the instrument.

Question 22 22. Examine this list of numbers: 3, 5, 5, 7, 7, 7, 7, 10, 18. What is the mode?

Question 23 23. Standardized testing is a requirement in some states in the U.S. due in part to the _____.

Question 24 24. According to the 68-95-99.7 rule _____.

Question 25 25. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

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Question 26 26. What makes a test biased?

Question 27 27. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

Question 28 28. A student's score at the 85% percentile indicates that the student _____.

Question 29 29. Knowledge of basic statistics is helpful when interpreting _____ scores.

Question 30 30. Kim is in the 10th grade, while her sister Jan is in 6th grade. Kim is likely to feel _____ about standardized testing, while her sister feels _____.

Assessments of Learning: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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