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Flashcards - Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Interpreting Assessment Data

Flashcards - Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Interpreting Assessment Data
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ecological assessment
Ecological assessment implies the monitoring of ecological resources, to discover the current and changing conditions
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Standardized assessments
A standardized test is a test that is administered and scored in a consistent, or "standard", manner
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standard deviation
In statistics, the standard deviation is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values
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normal distribution
In probability theory, the normal distribution is a very common continuous probability distribution
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mean
In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context
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mean
In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context
normal distribution
In probability theory, the normal distribution is a very common continuous probability distribution
standard deviation
In statistics, the standard deviation is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values
Standardized assessments
A standardized test is a test that is administered and scored in a consistent, or "standard", manner
ecological assessment
Ecological assessment implies the monitoring of ecological resources, to discover the current and changing conditions
percentile
A percentile is a measure used in statistics indicating the value below which a given percentage of observations in a group of observations fall
standard score
In statistics, the standard score is the signed number of standard deviations by which an observation or datum is above the mean
chunking
Chunking in psychology is a process by which individual pieces of information are bound together into a meaningful whole
construct
A construct in the philosophy of science is an ideal object, where the existence of the thing may be said to depend upon a subject's mind
Content validity
In psychometrics, content validity refers to the extent to which a measure represents all facets of a given construct
predictive validity
In psychometrics, predictive validity is the extent to which a score on a scale or test predicts scores on some criterion measure

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