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standard score

In statistics, the standard score is the signed number of standard deviations by which an observation or datum is above the mean

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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

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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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mode

The mode is the value that appears most often in a set of data

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median

The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half

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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

median

The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half

mode

The mode is the value that appears most often in a set of data

Standardized assessments

A standardized test is a test that is administered and scored in a consistent, or "standard", manner

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

skewed distribution

In probability theory and statistics, skewness is a measure of the asymmetry of the probability distribution of a real-valued random variable about its mean

Criterion-referenced scores

A criterion-referenced test is a style of test which uses test scores to generate a statement about the behavior that can be expected of a person with that score

adaptive testing

Computerized adaptive testing is a form of computer-based test that adapts to the examinee's ability level

High-stakes testing

A high-stakes test is a test with important consequences for the test taker

ecological assessment

Ecological assessment implies the monitoring of ecological resources, to discover the current and changing conditions

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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