Types of Tests: Norm-Referenced vs. Criterion-Referenced

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What is psychological measurement?

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1. Two common ways to score assessments are:

2. Sandy wants to compare her height and weight to the national average for women in her age bracket. What type of measurement should she be using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet combo, you will be able to understand how norm-referenced and criterion-referenced tests measure performance. Key concepts you will be tested on include psychological measurement and examples of these measures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, some of the concepts you will be assessed on include:

  • Ways to score assessments
  • Advantages of scoring methods
  • Differences between these scoring methods

Skills Practiced

You will also be able to practice these skills with these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on norm-referenced vs. criterion-referenced tests
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of psychological measurement
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways tests are scored

Additional Learning

Learn more about ways to score tests by reviewing the lesson Types of Tests: Norm-Referenced vs. Criterion-Referenced. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about psychological measurement and why it is important
  • Identify two ways tests are scored
  • Understand the difference between the two scoring methods
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