Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Interpreting Assessment Data Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following validity coefficients would indicate a highly predictive assessment?

Question 2 2. When an assessment has similar administration procedures, instructions and questions, it is considered to be a _____ assessment.

Question 3 3. A parent is confused by her child's score on two exams testing knowledge of musical terminology. On the first test, the child scored a 90. On the second test, the score was 30. What aspect of the test is the parent questioning?

Question 4 4.

Calculate the z-score using the following data:

Raw score is 75, mean is 50, and standard deviation is 10

Question 5 5. What makes a test biased?

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Question 6 6. A _____ is an attribute (such as self-esteem, motivation and language proficiency) that is inferred from consistent behavior.

Question 7 7. All of the following are considered uses of standardized assessments EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. Using idiomatic phrases such as 'bury the hatchet' could lead to _____.

Question 9 9. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 10 10. 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 _____.

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Question 11 11. All of the following are examples of how information is collected for an ecological assessment, EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. _____ assessments are constructed by experts and published for use in schools.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statistical tools has a standard deviation of 1 and a mean of 0?

Question 14 14. How can an ecological assessment help improve the educational performance of a student?

Question 15 15. What type of performance assessment allows the teacher to determine what the students are capable of for long periods of time?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT considered a misuse of standardized assessments?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is recommended when using performance assessments in the classroom?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an example of information that might be included in an ecological assessment?

Question 19 19. According to the 68-95-99.7 rule _____.

Question 20 20. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following patterns of scores lies mostly in the mid-range?

Question 22 22. A test with high _____ validity references the material actually taught to the students.

Question 23 23. Standardized assessments should not replace end-of-course exams because _____.

Question 24 24. How can an ecological assessment be used to compliment an Individualized Education Program?

Question 25 25. An ecological assessment is a comprehensive process in which data about _____ is collected.

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Question 26 26. All of the following are ways to compare one test-taker score to a population of test-taker scores, EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. All of the following are examples of performance assessments of products, EXCEPT:

Question 29 29. The score that indicates how far a student's performance is from the mean with respect to standard deviation units is called the _____.

Question 30 30. Mr. Hunt has been emphasizing the use of performance-based assessments in his science class. What type of performance assessment is he most likely to use to grade his students on their knowledge of the principles of gravity?

Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Interpreting Assessment Data Chapter Exam Instructions

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